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The rise of Big Brother at work

The rise of Big Brother at work

Update: 2020-10-041
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How does your boss keep tabs on your work?
Before the pandemic, they probably popped their head over the partition or reviewed your KPIs over a coffee. But now, with more of us working from home, many companies are increasingly using time tracking software or surveillance technologies that allow employers to check what you’re up to whenever and wherever you are, even if you don't work at a desk.
So how are you being tracked, how is it changing your work and is there anything you can do about it?



GUESTS
Jathan Sadowski, Research Fellow at the Emerging Technologies Lab at Monash University
Assistant Professor Liz Lyons, from UC San Diego School of Global Policy

Tyler Sellhorn, Head of Customer Experience for Hubstaff

Lauren Kate Kelly, Senior Policy Researcher at the United Workers Union
Patrick Turner, Senior Associate at Maurice Blackburn lawyers.


CASE STUDIES
Ben Worthington, IELTs Podcast



Producer: Edwina Stott
Supervising Producer: Maria Tickle
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The rise of Big Brother at work

The rise of Big Brother at work