Can my employer give my personal at home information out to other employees and keep calling and texting on my day off?

Asked on September 20, 2011 under Employment Labor Law, Tennessee

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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

Your employer if he or she is giving your personal home information out to your co-employees and is contacting you by telephone calls and texts on your off day is able to do so. Whether such violates office policy needs to be reviewed in your office policy handbook for work assuming there is one. There is no legal impropriety being done. However from a business etiquette standpoint your employer may have oversteppedhis or her bounds.

If your employer is going the above which youdo not like, you need to advise him or her orally and in writing that you do not wish that your personal information be given to co-employees and that you need to have your personal time respected.

Hopefully your wishes and orivacy on your own free time will be respected in the future.


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