Is it legal to have an employee consent to being monitored with audio and video while they are in a sales office conducting a sales presentation to a prospective customer?

The purpose is ensure the sales representative does not make any false claims, promises, guarantees, or high pressure techniques. Consent of the prospective customer would be necessary of course, this

is just on employment side.

Asked on August 30, 2017 under Employment Labor Law, California

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

Yes, it is legal. Video and also audiotaping of someone is always legal with the consent of all the parties to it--i.e. of all the people being recorded. Just make sure you get consent in writing, so as to be able to prove it: audiotaping without consent can violate the wire-tapping laws.


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