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Employing wearable technology in the workplace

Employing wearable technology in the workplace
Published on: 17 November 2014
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Employing wearable technology in the workplace
  • What are the perceived potential benefits of allowing employees to use wearable technology (ie Google Glass) at work?
  • What potential risks or issues are there with employees bringing personal wearable technology into work?
  • What if organisations want to provide wearable technology for employee or customer use?
  • What types of contractual and practical measures should employers implement if they are thinking about allowing such uses?

Article summary

IP & IT analysis: In 2014 various items of wearable technology have become available to the public, from Google Glass to Apple and Android watches including a number of medical and fashion related accessories. Warren Wayne, partner in Bird & Bird’s employment group in London, considers the legal implications of wearable tech in the workplace. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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