From virus testing to medical integrity, the pandemic has created a host of legal barriers for employers. And so there is this.
A housewife with a husband telecommuting from the family playroom wrote to a corporate management columnist asking this question: "Can my husband's employer constantly record all conversations in our house?"
"They got the company's computers and phones to use," the woman wrote to askamanager.org this month. Still, a "new update" to the business system means that the phone records everything around it continuously. When I'm downstairs talking to the kids me with my husband, especially during slow times. My husband's phone has a lock button, but it randomly clicks off without warning. Is this legal? "
After thinking about her husband's employer on this" ridiculous impulse "to change her telephone policy ̵
As with most legal issues "it depends on which country you live" , "wrote the columnist, urging the woman to consult a lawyer." And talk to your husband about what this says about his employer and what else might happen at this job – because it is very unlikely that this is the only serious thing. the problem there. "