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Thursday, August 02, 2007

Employer Liable for Employee’s Illegal Use of Internet January 2006 By: Robert G. Brody

Employer Liable for Employee’s Illegal Use of Internet January 2006 By: Robert G. Brody (Founding Partner) and Richard S. Moskowitz

(Associate) at the Labor and Employment Firm of Brody and Associates, LLC

A New Jersey corporation was liable for harm to third persons as a result of an employee’s activities on a company owned computer. The New Jersey appeals court ruled the company had a duty to report the employee’s internet activities involving child pornography to the police and to take internal action to stop them. Having failed to do so, the employer was liable for harm caused to the employee’s step- daughter and ex-wife.


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Source: Jim Stroud

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