Law firm uses fingerprinting for non-lawyer staff

Legal blogs and Twitter commentators were all weighing in this week on a Toronto Star story which looked at how Toronto law firm McCague Borlack LLP is using fingerprint technology to monitor employees’ comings and goings.

See coverage by Legal Feeds Blog in Canada, and the popular American legal blog Above the Law.

What many picked up on was not so much that employees were required to give over their fingerprints, but that the system is for all staff, except lawyers.

One comment on “Law firm uses fingerprinting for non-lawyer staff

  1. t
    November 7, 2012 at 12:36 pm #

    Incorrect. The system is not for “all staff”. It is only for mail room workers and legal assistants. Law clerks, paralegals, students and associates are exempt.

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