I work as a precision CNC machinist in the tire mold industry. The company I work for does business with the leading tire companies such as Good Year,
Firestone, Yokohama, Bridgestone, Michelin, etc.
Simply, I make the molds that they use to make their tires.
There is nothing top secret here, and the biggest "security" concern of ours is to not share blueprints from one tire company to another. Simple as
Well, today I come in to work and I am greeted with this:
Compumatic Multi-Bio MB1000 Face Recognition Time Clock
It is a face recognition scanner and thumb print analyzer. It works by either submitting a facial scan, a thumb scan, or both simultaneously.
In all honesty, this is COMPLETE overkill! For years all I had to do was punch my time-card in the clock to clock in/out. Now we have to submit a face
scan every single time we come and go. They haven't activated the thumb scan yet, because they said the face scan is good enough. Good enough? It's
too much! We don't work for the government, I'm in the private sector. We don't make military components, and we have no weapons or hazardous
• Is this legal?
• Do I have the legal option to opt-out of these scans?
• How do you guys feel about this?
• Would you submit to this?
• Is this what is to come in all workplaces?
I really have a bad feeling about it, I do not like it, and I feel like it's an invasion of my privacy.
edit on 3/14/11 by Sahabi because: (no reason given)