Michigan Passes Bill to Make It Illegal to Forcefully Microchip Employees
Some find the chips extremely efficient and useful while others see them as a profound violation of privacy.
Science & Tech
The Michigan House passed a bill on Wednesday making it illegal for companies to force microchips on employees, reported ABC. The use of such technology has been on the rise lately.
“With the way technology has increased over the years and as it continues to grow, it’s important Michigan job providers balance the interests of the company with their employees’ expectations of privacy,” State Representative Bronna Kahle of Lenawee County, who sponsored the bill, told ABC.
Kahle added that although the chips are not a big problem at the moment in Michigan, she wanted to get ahead of the issue.
“While these miniature devices are on the rise, so are the calls of workers to have their privacy protected,” she told ABC.