In most cases, you are legally allowed to read your employees' e-mails as long as you have a legitimate reason to do so, writes Aditi Mukherji. For example, you would probably be able to check over your employees' messages if you were investigating a harassment complaint or looking for the source of a data leak, Mukherji writes. Still, it's a good idea to create a clearly written list of your office's e-mail policies, Mukherji writes.
Employers can monitor employee e-mails with a reason
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