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Ive read the answer I need thank you. Nj is a one party consent state. Therefore as I work at a public store I can use my spy pen cam to record any conversation with vidio so long as the expectation of privacy does not exist. IE: Recording on the store floor is NOT a place where privacy can be expected. Boss look out lol. I got him. But thank you.

Lawyer's Assistant: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Nj

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Employment Law
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Just want to make sure I am correct. I can record covertly as long as in public at work. Not in places where privacy is expected or with malcontent.
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Thank you for your patience as I located the actual statute for your review; you are correct in that NJ follows the federal law codified at 18 USC 2511(2)(d) which only requires one party to a conversation to consent to the recording, and that may include the recording party's consent.

This is codified in NJ at code 2A:156A-3, 4-please see:

ftp://www.njleg.state.nj.us/20002001/S1000/577_i1.pdf

If a person has a reasonable expectation of privacy as you pointed out then that may result in separate issues such as invasion of privacy, intrusion on seclusion etc.

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