Posts Tagged ‘surveillance’
Monday, November 9th, 2015
Here in America, employers claim that loyal, engaged, hard-working employees have disappeared or are extremely rare. Work, like many social functions operates on the notion of an implicit contract between the parties. In exchange for compensation, workers lend their talent to employers. Employers, in turn, have the exclusive right to optimize profit from the relationship. The deal should be a mutually beneficial one to both sides.
History shows that contempt for workers was common in the bad old days.
Tags: distrust, employee monitoring, employer-employee relationships, exploitation, feudal, flexispy, Gary Namie, surveillance, workplace bullying
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Monday, August 5th, 2013
An odd coincidence of our times — technology enables spying on ourselves in the name of security and we can’t seem to resist the temptation to use the technology regardless of the damage to our rights. The larger global picture is the fact that the American spy agency, NSA, turns out to have been spying on lots of people in the U.S. and around the world. But the data hoarding-mining-gathering tactics are not just for political spies.
Corporations have been spying on their workers for years.