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Sara B Amies

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  • Can an employer install audio surveillence

    My employer just installed video and audio surveillence to monitor our receptionist and her interactions with our clients. She is also planning on installing more audio/video surveillance in the back area where we work because she wants to monito...

    Sara’s Answer

    In Washington, it is illegal to record another person's conversation without permission. I agree with the previous answer, however, that in an employment situation, employers often require employees to agree to such monitoring as a term and condition of employment. The fact that your employer has openly announced this plan probably means that she has changed the terms and conditions of your employment, which employers can do "at will." You consent to such recording by continuing to work there rather than quitting.

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