February 12, 2020

2016 Symposium Papers

Papers presented at the 2016 National Symposium on Technology in Labor and Employment Law sponsored by Technology in the Practice and Workplace Committee. Documents will open in a new window.


All papers in one portfolio file, (PDF, 16.6MB)


Technology in the Workplace: What’s Out There, What’s Coming, and Why You (Really) Need to Care
An Overview of Employment Law in an Age of Technology

Kate Bischoff

I Always Feel Like, Somebody’s Watching Me: Where’s the Line Between Productivity Monitoring and Oppressive Surveillance?

Monitoring in the Workplace: Many More Questions than Answers   

Ronda Esaw, Robert E. Goodman, Joshua Pomeranz and Casey L. Sipe

Welcome to Your Obsolescence (or Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace)

What Will It Be Like to Be an Emulation?

Robin D. Hanson

The National Labor Relations Board: Blazing a Technology Trail
Technology Related Developments in Board Law: Selected Case Summaries

Jean Marc Favreau, Richard F. Griffin, Pamela Jeffrey and Harry I. Johnson III

Guidance Memorandum on Electronic Signatures to Support a Showing of Interest and four Examples

Richard F. Griffin, Jr.

Whole Foods Market Group Decision and Order

Workers On-Demand: Employment Law in the Sharing Economy
Application of Employee Versus Independent Contractor Concepts to the Gig Economy

Neil H. Dishman

Worker Vulnerability in the “Gig Economy”

Sara Faulman

Workplace Privacy Around the Globe

Workplace Privacy Around the Globe

Alvin Velazquez, Kim Campion and Carrie Dove Storer

Hiring Tech: Computer Games, Homework and Videos in Hiring and Onboarding
A Provocation Piece

Roland J. Behm

New Ideas in the Hiring Game:  How Gamification is Impacting Hiring from the Perspective of a Management-Side Attorney

Shelby S. Skeabeck

Engineering the Workforce: Using People Analytics to Create the “Perfect” Workforce
When You Gaze Into the Abyss, the Abyss Gazes Into You: The Unintended Consequences of Data Analytics | Slides

Michael T. Anderson

Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion? Understanding the Issues

FTC Report

Challenging “Big Data” Testing in the Workplace: A Checklist for Plaintiff Counsel

Lawrence P. Schaefer

Micro-Targeting Voters Using Big Data--What Employers, Employees and Unions Should Know

Micro-Targeting Voters Using Big Data – What Employers, Employees and Unions Should Know

Danielle Lucido, Laurence E. Gold, William J. McGinley and Aaron Strauss

The Case of the Intrusive App

To Track or Not to Track?

Hanna Chandoo and Gail A. Glick

Myrna Arias v Intermix Wire Transfer, LLC

Gail Glick and Brett Beeler

Employee Monitoring and Workplace Privacy Law

V. John Ella

Cybersecurity 101: Keeping Abreast of Relevant Technology

Risks in the Cloud: Mitigating Cybersecurity Risks by Adhering to Ethical Duties

Heather Morgan & Ankush Dhupar