Personal Online Usernames and Passwords Are Protected in TN as of January 1, 2015


And you thought it couldn’t happen here!

On April 29, Governor Haslam signed into law the Employee Online Privacy Act of 2014.

The new law does not go into effect until January 1, 2015 and will not affect any contracts or other agreements entered into with applicants or employees prior to that date (unless they are subsequently renewed on or after January 1, 2015).

As of January 1, 2015 though, it will be unlawful in Tennessee for employers to...

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Topics:  Data Protection, Employee Rights, Passwords

Published In: Communications & Media Updates, Labor & Employment Updates, Privacy Updates

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