Workplace Privacy: Your Business' Rights and Liabilities

Greg Hearing,
 GrayRobinson, P.A.
Kevin Sullivan,
 GrayRobinson, P.A.


Understand the common law concepts of privacy and the ramifications if you don’t. Learn about the federal and state constitutional laws and legislation governing workplace privacy. Study the effects and limits of workplace monitoring and employment screening. Explore the potential bases for legal actions and different types of privacy agreements.

Who Should Enroll?

In today’s business environment, all supervisors, entrepreneurs, or employees should understand their rights and the laws and policies that protect workplace privacy.

What You Will Learn:

This course will provide a basic understanding of the legal framework governing workplace privacy. Learners will increase familiarity with the body of law that protects employees’ privacy rights. Learners will explore the laws that apply to workplace monitoring as well as common employment agreements.

Here are the topics we’ll cover:

Module 1: Federal Constitutional Concepts and Legislation

Module 2: Employment Screening

Module 3: Workplace Monitoring

Module 4: Workplace Investigations

Module 5: Employment Agreements

Module 6: Causes of Action

Available Credits:

This course is worth 16 SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDCs).

The Continuing Legal Education (CLE) program provides quality legal education courses to members of The Florida Bar. This course has been approved for 5.5 CLE Credits by The Florida Bar’s Continuing Legal Education program.


  • Can I use this information for legal advice?

    This course is not meant to be construed as legal advice. The information learned may serve as a basis to guide you in the correct direction. However, Stoops Colab cannot be responsible for counsel within the context of this course.

  • What is my projected weekly time commitment?

    You can expect to spend 6-10 hours per week reviewing course content, engaging in interactive videos, and discussion board conversations. You will also have one live check-in with the instructor during the course.

  • Are there any textbooks or required course materials?

    No, there is not! Downloadable forms, transcripts, and other useful resources will be made available to all learners.

  • How will this course be graded?

    This is a pass/fail course. You must score 75% to complete the course.

  • In this completely virtual course, how will I interact with others?

    This innovative learning format allows hardworking professionals to conveniently meet, collaborate, and network with other business professionals.

    Discussion boards allow for engaging conversations as well as the check-ins with the instructor.

    We also encourage you to join the Stoops Colab Community to further engage with learners, instructors, and the community. For more information, click here.

  • Which certification does this course fall under?

    This is the fourth of four courses required in the Certification in Employment and Human Resources Law though there are no prerequisites to taking this course.

Meet Your Instructor

Greg Hearing

GrayRobinson, P.A.

Meet Your Instructor

Kevin Sullivan

GrayRobinson, P.A.

More Questions? Contact Us.