The reality is that if your company does not take this issue seriously, state legislators will and you won’t like the results.
Articles by Jon Hyman
Do you know what to do with your workers when a weather event such as Sandy aims for your workplace?
If you are going to terminate an employee, don’t you owe it to him as a human being to at least tell him?
In the Dura Automotive case, the employer tested all of its employees for prescription medications, regardless of their job duties. This across-the-board testing runs afoul of the ADA. If you have safety-sensitive positions, in which employees will pose a direct threat by performing their essential job functions while impaired, then you may be able to test those employees for legally-prescribed medications.
Any successful bring-your-own-device program results from a synergy among the C-suite, legal, IT, HR, and risk management. Involve all of these departments to make sure that your BYOD program is successful, and addresses all necessary security issues.