The New 9 to 5: Work in the iPhone Age


Ever-increasing connectivity has blurred the distinction between personal time and

company time. Electronic communication has become routine at work and at home.

For some it is now required. Employment and tort law have not yet caught up with the

online workplace. And they still wrestle with whether an employee is on the clock while

donning and doffing work-wear or commuting home from a conference. Still, such

cases may guide companies through the dangers lying ahead. As more employees feel

their work seeping through their mobile devices, employers should anticipate more

problems-and communicate policies accordingly.

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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