Topic of the Week
Medical Privacy in the Workplace: Does my employer have my medical information, and how can they use it?
Information you provide on applications for disability, life, or accidental insurance with private insurers or government programs can also become part of your medical file.
All of these types of medical records present privacy implications for you as an
Blog of the Week
Labor Department becomes latest Trump agency to take interest in ‘religious freedom’
The Department of Labor issued a directive Friday that makes it easier for federal contractors to claim their religious beliefs as a defense against anti LGBTQ discrimination charges.
Thought for the Week
""The great majority of pregnant women and new mothers want to breastfeed but face significant barriers in community, health care, and employment settings." "
–Senate resolution marking National Breastfeeding Month.
List of the Week
from Workplace Fairness
What do people want to know about their privacy rights in the workplace this week?
This Weeks Top Searches in Workplace Privacy
- Drug Testing
- Medical Privacy
- Workplace Surveillance
- Criminal Records
- Dress Codes and Grooming
Top Five News Headlines
- Time’s Up moves to help low-wage workers fight workplace sexual harassment
- 2 million CA workers may be impacted by independent contractor changes
- The Wrong Way to Do Paid Family Leave
- Gig Employers Look to Labor Department
- The Trouble With Trucking