Privacy in the workplace?

The Constitution does not apply to private employers.  This means that:Your boss can read you email.Any email you send on a work-issued computer goes through the company's servers and can be read by your employer.Your boss can listen to your phone calls at work.If they are work-related, your employer can listen to your phone calls. Federal law, however, requires that employers must stop monitoring calls when they realize they are of a personal nature.Your boss can read text messages sent on your work phone.If your company gives you a cellphone, the firm's officials can see what's on the cellphone. That's even if you're paying for the personal messages you send on your device. In a landmark case that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, Jeff Quon, a member of the police SWAT team of Ontario, Calif., sued when his employer obtained transcripts of his text messages without his permission. They found that he’d gone over the number of approved text messages because he’d been sending sexually explicit personal messages on the phone. The high court ruled in 2010 that Quon did not have a reasonable expectation of privacy because his employer was looking at his text messages...