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New York Times | 03.26.16

Protecting Employees’ Health Data

Ifeoma Ajunwa, Kate Crawford, Jason Schultz

D&S affiliates Ifeoma Ajunwa and Kate Crawford with Jason Schultz had their work, Limitless Worker Surveillance, linked to in this New York Times article discussing health data and privacy.

To address this problem, a group of legal scholars has called for federal legislation that would bar companies from hiring or firing people based on health information gleaned through health data services. It would also ensure employees’ right to see the information these services collected about them and to have that information deleted.

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