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UK Union Wants Ban on Using RFID to Track Employees

A UK trade union is calling for a Europe-wide ban on supermarkets and other employers using RFID and GPS technology to tag and track staff in the workplace. The general workers' union GMB has submitted a report to the European Commission warning that tagging technologies are an invasion of workers' privacy and calling for legislation to restrict its use.

Union calls for European ban on staff-tracking RFID, Silicon.comA, July 19, 2005.