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Finance company has a survellance system at offices that has

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Finance company has a survellance system at offices that has recording features for audio and video. I was told it is illegal to record audio because of federal wiretap laws. We could use this to critique employees customer service skills. If we get them to sign a consent that audio is being recorded for evaluation of job. can we record audio of employees in the state of south carolina by the surveillance system.

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Yes you may record the audio of employees in South Carolina provided you have their written consent

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The employee's consent is required in order to legally record the audio of the employees at work

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Must we post a sign in a conspicous area that says we are recording ?
It is not necessary if all persons in the area have signed the disclosure. However it would be advisable to post such a sign in the event a 3rd party were to enter the premises
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