When Does an Employer’s Search of Employee Work Areas Violate Privacy Rights?

overnment employers are sometimes faced with conducting searches of their employee’s work areas. When doing so, they must understand the level of privacy public employees legitimately expect in those areas. Can employers search an employee’s office, desk, locker, or assigned vehicle? When is it reasonable, if ever, to search an employee’s purse or briefcase? In … Continue reading When Does an Employer’s Search of Employee Work Areas Violate Privacy Rights?