S. 2898 (106th): Notice of Electronic Monitoring Act

Introduced:
Jul 20, 2000 (106th Congress, 1999–2000)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Charles “Chuck” Schumer
Senator from New York
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jul 20, 2000
Length
5 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 4908 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 20, 2000

 
Status

This bill was introduced on July 20, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 20, 2000
Referred to Committee Jul 20, 2000
 
Full Title

A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for the disclosure of electronic monitoring of employee communications and computer usage in the workplace.

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7/20/2000--Introduced.
Notice of Electronic Monitoring Act - Declares that an employer who intentionally, by any electronic means, monitors any wire, oral, or electronic communication of an employee, or otherwise monitors an employee's computer usage, without first having provided the employee specified notice, shall be liable to the employee for relief.
Provides an exception where the employer has reasonable grounds to believe that an employee is engaged in conduct that violates the legal rights of, or involves significant harm to, the employer or another person.Requires an employer:
(1) after first providing notice of such electronic monitoring, to provide annual notice to all employees who are subject to such monitoring; and
(2) before implementing a material change in such an electronic monitoring practice, to provide notice to all employees who are subject to such monitoring as a result of the change.Allows any person aggrieved by any act in violation of this Act to bring an action in a U.S. district court.
Sets limits on monetary damages awarded.

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