• Monitoring

    143. Automated employee monitoring

     

    Principles

    143.1

    Automatic work measurement data may be captured and used.

       

    143.2

    Employees will be advised if new technology can monitor individual performance.

       

    143.3

    Employees will be informed where individual work performance data will be collected.

       

    143.4

    Employees will be informed of the use individual work performance data will be put to.

       

    143.5

    Such data will not be the sole or primary source of performance assessment.

       

    143.6

    Individuals may access information about their own or team level work performance.

       

    143.7

    Access to individual data will be limited to those with a "need to know" in connection with performance appraisal and the efficient operation of a work area.

       
     

    Employee safeguards

    143.8

    Access to and use of data on individual employees must be consistent with privacy laws.

       

    143.9

    Performance information that is freely accessible will not identify specific employees.

       

    143.10

    Individual information can only be used in selections with the approval of the employee concerned but an overall appraisal which reflects this information may be used.

       

    143.11

    Systems are not to be used to measure the number of keystrokes made by an individual in any given period.

      Last modified: 02 Dec 2011QC 24167