Living With Past Violation

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about a woman feeling violated because a departed boss had her emails monitored and distributed and had a guard watch her.

Is it legal for security to read emails I send on a work computer from a Gmail account, and then distribute them to other staff members?

I am a researcher in a basic science lab. I had a huge falling out with my boss 1.5 months before I was to be laid off (he was moving to another university). It is my understanding that he tried to fire me but couldn’t b/c he’d just given me a very positive review a couple months prior.

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