Should companies snoop on their remote workers?

Four years after the Covid-19 pandemic, remote work isn’t going away. But some managers are still unconvinced that workers actually do anything when they’re not in the office. Should those managers have a right to monitor their workers’ computers? And if workers are being snooped on, should they fight back? Isabel Berwick speaks to Liam Martin, co-founder of employee monitoring software company Time Doctor. She also speaks to Diana Rodriguez from Tech8 USA, a company that manufactures “mouse-jigglers” that keeps computers active when their users aren’t at their desks. 

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