Can employer request text messages?

Can employer request text messages?

Personal Phones: Employers generally cannot monitor or obtain texts and voicemails on an employee’s personal cell phone. Employer Computers- Again, if the employer owns the computers and runs the network, the employer is generally entitled to look at whatever it wants on the system, including emails.

Can phishing be done by phone?

Vishing—or voice phishing—is the use of fraudulent phone calls to trick people into giving money or revealing personal information. It’s a new name for an old problem—telephone scams. Vishing frequently involves a criminal pretending to represent a trusted institution, company, or government agency.

What do you do if you get a phishing phone call?

Report telephone scams online to the Federal Trade Commission. You can also call 1-877-382-4357 (TTY: 1-866-653-4261). The FTC is the primary government agency that collects scam complaints. Report all robocalls and unwanted telemarketing calls to the Do Not Call Registry.

Why is my boss texting my wife at 6am?

Your wife is misinterpreting the situation. The boss is treating her well, like a collaborator in the business who might care about revenue and success. She should be honored. If she doesn’t want to be wakened by text messages at 6am, she should silence her phone overnight. The text will be waiting for her to read over her morning coffee.

Why does my boss send me text messages?

If your boss wants to send texts at all hours of the day, that might just be something you have to learn to live with or work around. Or find a new job, because your boss might not like being told something like that. What’s the problem? Small company, she’s the only full time employee…

Is it acceptable for your boss to text you outside of work hours?

Hi all, is it acceptable for your boss to send text/sms messages to you about work outside of work hours? And how does one ask the boss to stop sending them? The scenario is as follows. My wife Jane works in retail, it’s a small company, she’s the only full time staff member and there are 2 other part time staff. The boss is the owner of the shop.

Why do people send me spam text messages?

Spam texts are all the rage now. The senders count on the fact that we’re more focused on protecting our email inboxes or preventing robocalls than on the received text messages. The issue gets more complicated when they use email addresses and not actual phone numbers to send texts.

Can you send personal text messages at work?

Even though the department told him and his co-workers that they should not expect privacy when using their pagers, they were also told that personal use would be tolerated to a certain degree. Therefore, if you want to keep information private, you should not be sending personal text messages on a company phone!

What’s the law about firing an employee for text messages?

A complementary statute (Penal Code 637.2) gives employees a private right of action against an employer who fires them for personal text messages on a personal cell phone. What about work related text messages on your personal cell phone? Same answer.

How to tell if your boss is scared of You?

One of the early signs that you’ve triggered a fear reaction from your boss will be the withdrawal of perks and bennies. Our client Daniel had the nerve to win two awards from his division President and soon after saw his boss take away his Business Class travel privileges and his airport club membership.

Spam texts are all the rage now. The senders count on the fact that we’re more focused on protecting our email inboxes or preventing robocalls than on the received text messages. The issue gets more complicated when they use email addresses and not actual phone numbers to send texts.