What happens when an employer obtains access to your Facebook page? In Galvez v. City of Katy, No. No. H-18-4221, 2019 US Dist LEXIS 20634 (S.D. Tex. 2/8/2019), we see an employer who accessed Maria Galvez’ Facebok page while she was out on leave. The City had access to her page, because Ms. Galvez

In Wilhite v. HE Butt Co., 812 S.W.2d 1 (Tex.App. Corpus Christi 1991), the employee was accused of sexual harassment. His employment was terminated after many years at HEB. Mr. Wilhite sued for defamation and invasion or privacy. The district court granted summary judgment regarding the invasion of privacy.

On appeal, the Corpus Christi

You may have heard about the school district in California that let some 2,000 students take home school-issued laptops,  The laptops had webcams and a software program, Theft Tracker.  Theft Tracker would take pictures with the web cam every 15 minutes, if the shool officials activated the program.  Many laptops were reported stolen.  So, the

 Electronic monitoring in the workplace is still an area of developing law.  It is clear that an employer cannot use bugging devices and phone wiretaps to discourage or monitor union activity.  It is also clear that no one, including employers, can intercept “wire, oral, or electronic communication.”  But, what is  “intercept”?  What does that