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My manager at went through my personal cell phone while i

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my manager at hooters went through my personal cell phone while i was working a shift and it was on camera for 30 minutes. it that legal?
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Customer: i would just like to know if it is legal for a manager of a company to go into my personal belonging and take my phone out and then precede to go through my phone without my knowledge.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Patrick, Esq. replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome.

No, this is not legal. It potentially gives rise to claims for invasion of privacy, constitutional violations of your 4th amendment right against unreasonable searches, and may even constitute a criminal offense under the federal Electronic Communications Privacy Act.

Please let me know if I can clarify anything.

Expert:  Patrick, Esq. replied 1 year ago.

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