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The United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office recently issued guidance on how to keep employment records.

This is good advise for employers beyond Europe (and particularly in California). The data

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Marina Stengart, a former employee of northern New Jersey-based Loving Care Agency, sued Loving Care for wrongful termination of employment based on discrimination. Loving Care hired an outside firm to analyze Stengart’s computer for information helpful to defense of the lawsuit. The third party investigators accessed Stengart’s Yahoo! email account (presumably because of a saved password), where they found information helpful to defense of the lawsuit. Can Loving Care’s attorneys use the information found on that personal email account? What if the communications are between Stengart and her attorney?
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