Recording Conversations in the Workplace: Consent and Wiretap Laws, Employer Prohibition, NLRA, Alternatives
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will advise employment counsel on the risks of surveillance and covert recording in the workplace. The panel will discuss the various state requirements related to wiretap laws and when only one party needs to consent versus when all parties must agree to the recording. The panel will address the issues of total prohibition by employers and the risk of violations of the National Labor Relations Act, as well as best practices in developing a policy for employees.
- Recording conversations in the workplace
- Consent and wiretap laws
- Employer prohibition
- Alternatives to recording
- Adopting best practices and employment policies
The panel will address these and other key topics:
- Limits on employer surveillance and recording
- Can employers ask employees if they are recording?
- What disciplinary actions may result from recording?
- What issues can arise if a recording in an all consent state reveals liability?
- What are the best practices for creating a recording policy, and what alternatives exist?
Ms. Forsey handles all facets of the litigation and trial process in labor and employment disputes. She has significant... | Read More
Ms. Forsey handles all facets of the litigation and trial process in labor and employment disputes. She has significant experience in defending wage and hour class actions, including claims for overtime pay, meal and rest period violations, misclassification, prevailing wages and claims concerning premium pay issues. Ms. Forsey has successfully defended labor and employment disputes under both state and federal law, including harassment, misclassification, discrimination, whistleblowing, and retaliation. In addition to civil litigation matters, Ms. Forsey regularly represents employers in matters before governmental agencies and assists employers in handling regulatory audits. She also provides strategic advice to employers on a full spectrum of employment compliance issues; including local ordinances, wage and hour compliance, employee terminations, responding to employee leave requests, trade secret theft, and employee privacy.Close
David P. Phippen
Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete
Mr. Phippen represents businesses in a full range of labor, employment and transportation matters. He has experience in... | Read More
Mr. Phippen represents businesses in a full range of labor, employment and transportation matters. He has experience in both counseling and litigation, with particular emphasis on traditional labor matters, wage and hour matters, and representation of employers in administrative proceedings and alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Mr. Phippen is a frequent speaker and author on NLRB developments and activities as well as a variety of other labor and employment issues.Close