public, with very narrow statutory exemptions (“Public Records Act”, 2018). Employees are required to report any damage or failure including damage to the tracking devices to their supervisor. Any violations with the provisions of this policy may result in disciplinary action up to including terminations of employment. Employees shall sign an acknowledgment form that verifies the receipt and understanding of this administrative policy. (See Appendix A).
6 GPS Tracking and Location Services: Administrative Policy Appendix A ACKNOWLEDGMENT I acknowledge that I have received and read a copy of the city of Tacoma’s administrative policy. Pursuant to this policy, I acknowledge that the City of Tacoma will monitor City owned vehicles and the organization’s location services enabled mobile device in which I am the driver/operator, via GPS and location services I forfeit any privacy in the information that results from monitoring. I further understand that information gathered from the tracking devices maybe used to support disciplinary actions against me and that altering or making any attempts to tamper or disable the installed Global Position tracking device or turn off location services on the company’s mobile phone during work hours will result in disciplinary action to include termination of employment. This document will be retained in my personal file.
7 GPS Tracking and Location Services: Administrative Policy References H.R.1062 - GPS Act 115th Congress. (2017). Retrieved from Nagele-Piazza, L. (2018). How Will Workplace GPS Tracking and Biometric Data Collected Trends Affect HR?. Retrieved from - updates/pages/workplace-gps-tracking-biometric-data-collection.aspx Public Records Act. (2018). Retrieved from
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