Personal Electronic Devices Policy



Author: Jessica Sussman

When to Use

In today's modern workplace, most employees have a personal electronic device such as a smart phone, personal digital assistant (PDA), cell phone or blackberry that they carry with them and bring to work each day. Because accepting personal calls and engaging in personal use of these devices may cause major disruptions in the workplace and impact employee productivity and efficiency, an employer may seek to implement a policy limiting their use during work time.. Such a policy should inform employees of the employer's rules regarding personal electronic devices in the workplace.

Below is a model policy that should be further tailored to fit the employer's specific needs