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What are the laws governing videotaping employees, without

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What are the laws governing videotaping employees, without their knowledge?
This depends greatly on whether there is a reasonable expectation of privacy in the location being taped.

For instance, people expect a bit of privacy in the restrooms or in a locker room for changing clothes. There would need to be some notice before taping in those types of places.

However, areas where productive activities are supposed to be taking place, like docks, offices, copy area, etc. are almost always legal.

The gray areas are places where there isn't necessarily a reasonable expectation of privacy, but it's not really a location for work, like the break room.

Edited by Jagcorps_esq on 1/17/2010 at 3:43 AM EST
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