Subject: New Internet Usage Policy.
Dear WidgetCo Staff,
As you all are aware that our company, WidgetCo, had the best of policies designed and framed when compared to our peers in the market since its inception. And we also have a very liberal policy of internet usage for its employees. The monthly data analysis and usage reports for the past few months have shown a gradual increase in the hours spent by employees for personal interest. It was observed that websites related to shopping, personal e-mail, blogs, social networking, news sites, online radio, etc. were widely used during office hours. Based on the fact sheet generated by the Information technology department, we are launching a new internet usage policy to build the effectiveness of our workplace.
The New Internet Usage Policy will allow the employees to access the internet during the official breaks and lunch hours. An individual is allowed to access such sites only for an hour during the day (special cases will be considered, e.g. while working on a project which needs specific tools to communicate with our customers, extensive research for project deliverables etc, for which team/project leads are requested to closely work with information technology department for their concerns and their project requirements).
In the case of over-usage, a notification will be sent to the user from the Information technology department. It is to be informed that the repeated occurrence of over-usage will be considered as a severe non-compliance by the management. The new policy will be valid from 1st Nov 2018. As a pilot project, say two weeks from today and will be final from 16th Nov 2018 (P.S dates might defer, as survey concerns raised by employees, project leads requirements will be taken into account and information technology department workload to implement this as the pilot project).
WidgetCo, always strive for its employee’s benefits and their goodwill, I encourage you all to take up the below survey attached to this mail and raise your concerns. I hope that the newly revised policy will be accepted by all with good spirit and abide by it.
Thanks all for your cooperation and understanding,
WidgetCorp -Vice president
701, W Georgia St, # 1700 BC V7Y 1K8
Tel:778-723-6882, [email protected]