U.S. health policy can’t stop wearables data-bleeding

Proliferating health and fitness devices is eroding the privacy of U.S. citizens, and current government policy is falling woefully short of addressing the privacy gap. These privacy gaps were revealed in a new report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, according to Morning Consult. The report found that the 1996 Health Insurance […]

Can wearables be used to dole out promotions and bonuses?

While more connected devices are being used in the workplace, labor lawyers are raising red flags about using wearables to award raises or promotions. As discussed recently in the National Law Review, employers who seek to improve worker productivity through wearable trackers are wading into a legal gray area. “Using wearable technology to determine bonuses […]