Biometrics in the Workplace

The Journal, Transactions & Business June 2018

Susan Gross Sholinsky, Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the firm’s New York office, co-authored an article in The Journal, Transactions & Business, titled “Biometrics in the Workplace.”

Following is an excerpt (see below to download the full version in PDF format):

Employers are increasingly using employees’ biometric information for a variety of human resources and other business functions. However, recent class action lawsuits under state biometric privacy laws, along with proposed and pending biometric legislation, have highlighted the risks to employers that collect and use this information. Employers must understand the evolving legal landscape governing biometrics to mitigate potential liability.