Privacy in Employment Law

This seminar focuses on the emergence in employment law of matters affecting the privacy rights of the individual employee in the private sector. Topics addressed include drug and alcohol testing, defamation, the tort of invasion of privacy (and its various forms), confidentiality of employee communications, including e-mail, employer rights of search and seizure, and employee surveillance and monitoring. Legislative developments and case law in the area will be the subject of discussion in each class.

Course Information
Course #: LAW 660
Program: JD
Course Type: JD Seminar
Area of Study: Labor and Employment Law
Credit Hours: Two credit hours.