Employee Privacy Report

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Employee Privacy Report
University of Phoenix
COMM285/ Business Communication
September, 10th 2011

Date: September 10th, 2011. To: H. Dixton
Re: Monitoring practices for Computers use, Internet, e-mail, and company Privacy Policies at O & R Fashion Inc.
O& R Fashion Incorporated implemented new regulations to its current company privacy policy to regulate and monitor its employees’ e-mail and internet practices. The Internet use, electronic mail, and employee privacy policies needed to be reevaluated so employees can comply with company formal policies, regulations, procedures and because in the past our company’s managerial staff experienced many unresolved issues with employees due to their uncertainty to how to implement our policies. As a result O & R Fashion Incorporated with the association of its HR services developed an updated policy manual to monitor emails, and Internet access, however; providing the appropriate balance between company’s rights and employee’s privacy rights. The new changes and implementations to our existing privacy policies will reduce or even avoid misunderstandings or any similar situations in the future.
This report was completed to explain the new implementations regarding emails usage, and Internet practices within our company and the reasons why O & R Fashion Incorporated decided to implement them. This report will also address some of the employees’ assumptions regarding such policies, how employees are affected by these new changes, and employees’ rights as well as current regulating federal and state laws regarding electronic mail and Internet use.

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