We all know our employers have control over workplace e-mail. The standard legal thinking is that they own the system and therefore the messages. But as of last week, employers gained even more control with a ruling from a California court of appeals.
The Sacramento court ruled that e-mails between lawyers and their clients are no longer protected by attorney client privilege if they’re written at work. So, if you’re planning on suing your employer, pick up the phone.
More on the story at Wired News.
Posted by Sherman Dickman