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Sensitivity: Confidential
YOUR
FINGERPRINTS,
YOUR IDENTITY,
YOUR PRIVACY
Presented By
PROTECTING YOURSELF IN
THE WORKPLACE
Almost every employee
has a strong expectation
of privacy at work, but
with the increased use of
biometric technology in
t...
Although the use of
biometric privacy is risky
for employees, most states
offer little to no protection.
There is no singl...
Discrimination: Employers accessing
information about you and using it to
discriminate
Insurance fraud: Insurance companie...
Illinois and California are
leading the way for employee
biometric privacy protection.
In both of these states, it is
poss...
Were you compelled to use fingerprint or other biometric
identification at work?
Did you employer inform you of your right...
FREE WHITE PAPER
If the answer is “no” to any of
these questions, you could
have a claim.
Take some time to learn more
abo...
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Biometric Privacy In The Workplace - Attorney Todd M. Friedman

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As many companies are employing biometric technology like fingerprinting and retinal scans, the dangers for employees are increasing. Biometric technology is a risk for privacy, identity theft and discrimination. Learn how to protect your legal rights in the workplace.

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Biometric Privacy In The Workplace - Attorney Todd M. Friedman

  1. 1. Sensitivity: Confidential YOUR FINGERPRINTS, YOUR IDENTITY, YOUR PRIVACY Presented By PROTECTING YOURSELF IN THE WORKPLACE
  2. 2. Almost every employee has a strong expectation of privacy at work, but with the increased use of biometric technology in the workplace, our right to privacy is being threatened. OUR EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY AT WORK
  3. 3. Although the use of biometric privacy is risky for employees, most states offer little to no protection. There is no single federal law protecting employees from biometric privacy risks in the workplace. MINIMAL PROTECTIONS
  4. 4. Discrimination: Employers accessing information about you and using it to discriminate Insurance fraud: Insurance companies accessing information about you and denying coverage Civil rights violations: Using your information to discriminate in violation of your civil rights Identity theft: Poor handling of your private information could result in identity theft THE RISKS ARE REAL
  5. 5. Illinois and California are leading the way for employee biometric privacy protection. In both of these states, it is possible to bring claims against employers. You could receive compensation if your biometric privacy rights have been violated. LEADING THE WAY
  6. 6. Were you compelled to use fingerprint or other biometric identification at work? Did you employer inform you of your rights in this regard? Did your employer obtain your written consent to use this technology? HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOU HAVE A CLAIM?
  7. 7. FREE WHITE PAPER If the answer is “no” to any of these questions, you could have a claim. Take some time to learn more about the issue by reading our white paper on the topic, and call our firm to discuss your rights and options with an experienced lawyer. © 2019 Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman, P.C. All rights reserved. Design and editorial services by FindLaw, part of Thomson Reuters. Share the white paper

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