Employee Privacy: Arizona
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
- Arizona employers face restrictions about handling employees' Social Security Numbers. See Protection of Employee Social Security Numbers.
- Public and private employers must abide by different rules when drug testing employees. See Drug and Alcohol Testing, Public Versus Private Employers.
- Employers must follow specific procedures and have a written policy containing specific information prior to drug/alcohol testing employees. See Drug and Alcohol Testing.
- Arizona employers may base disciplinary actions on an employee's positive drug test or the refusal to take a test. See Drug and Alcohol Testing; Disciplinary Measures.
- Arizona wiretapping law may limit an employer's ability to electronically monitor employees. See Privacy and Electronic Monitoring; Wiretapping.
- Arizona's video surveillance law prohibits employers from videotaping employees under certain circumstances. See Video Surveillance.
- Arizona law addresses genetic testing in the workplace. See Genetic Testing.
- Arizona law recognizes common law claims for invasion of privacy. See Invasion of Privacy.
- Employers who provide job references on current or former employees are immune from liability under certain circumstances. See Job References.