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The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times

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“The Times” is a podcast from the Los Angeles Times hosted by columnist Gustavo Arellano along with reporters from our diverse newsroom. Every weekday, our podcast takes listeners beyond the headlines, with our West Coast outlook on the world. News, entertainment, the environment, immigration, polit… read more

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Work from home, get spied on by your boss

A Gallup poll last fall found that 45% of full-time U.S. employees were still working from home at least some of their hours. A full quarter of them exclusively work from home. Because of this, companies are increasingly using technology to monitor the activities of their workers while they’re on the clock, wherever they are. 

Today, we examine how and why companies are spying on their workers at home… and whether there’s a backlash coming.

More reading: 

Is your company secretly monitoring your work at home? 

Since COVID, the practice has surged 

How your employer can keep track of your work at home So your employer is monitoring you. What you should know

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