POWER OF PODCASTS

Insight Center: Podcasts

More Employers Trying to Regulate Employee Off-Duty Behavior

Speaker: Susan K. Lessack

6/18/2007

Podcast Category: Employment

In an effort to control the significant rise in their health care costs in recent years, many employers are trying to regulate the off-duty behavior of their employees when they believe that such behavior creates health risks. Although motivated by legitimate economic concerns, are these employers overstepping the boundaries of individual privacy? This podcast with Susan Lessack, a partner with Pepper Hamilton’s Labor and Employment Group, discusses this controversial issue and talks about other options that employers have at their disposal to guard against off-duty risks by their employees.

If you are interested in the latest updates in the world of labor and employment, email podcasts@pepperlaw.com to subscribe to Pepper@Work. This is an electronic news alert that provides employers with advice on how recent labor judgments and opinions will affect their organization.

MP3 File