Good evening, Im an ultrasound tech that works for a portable/mobile company. Basically doctors offices that either don't get steady everyday work or ones that dont like to deal with the hassle of billing and insurance companies sub their work out to my office. So I can be at one office 2 days a week and then another for the remaining days. The problem or question I have is in regards XXXXX XXXXX me. You see I first have to go into my main office every morning to pick up an ultrasound machine which looks like a laptop. Comes in its own case etc. My boss has been cleverly leaving a recorder in the bag for the past 2 months ad I have found it and it was recording when I looked at it. At first I didn't care only because I'm never doing anything wrong. Well recently after repeatedly seeing this device I've decided to seek advice. Isnt this illegal?
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): New York
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Q. Does it also serve as a tracking device to follow you where ever you are ?
Thank you, ANDREA
I'm not sure but why would it matter? He knows I go to where I'm suppossed to go.
And Furthermore what relevance would that have? Does that make it legal all of the sudden?
Hi, Billy, and Thank your for your additional information, New York is one of the 38 States which permit recording a conversation, if the person recording it is a party to the conversation. Here, your employer was not a party to any conversation being recored, therefore it is illegal under both New York and Federal Laws. Please be kind enough to leave some Positive Feedback, Thank you, ANDREA
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So what's my next course of action? Or my best course of action? You're saying I can sue him? Would a lawyer accept this case on a no money up front basis. Is it even worth me suing? How would I even prove he's doing it unless I took it?
Some lawyers take these cases on a contingency fee. This is something which you can discuss with the attorney you decide upon. If you do not have an attorney, you can contact the New York Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service and ask them for the names of a few attorneys with experience in this area: http://www.abcny.org/get-legal-help/legal-referral-service Please be kind enough to leave some Positive Feedback, Thank you, ANDREA
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