Can an employer impose a regulation whereby it can check an employee's own personal hand phone for audit and compliance purposes? The hand phone is used for both work and personal use. Since the hand phone contains both work and personal contacts

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    answered on 14/04/2016

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    This is a question of contract. Generally, if the contract is silent, there is no basis for the company to check on the employee's personal handphone although this is a fairly common practice especially where the employee has a handphone allowance.

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