William Benz Offers Six Steps for Avoiding Liability When Using Video Surveillance in the Workplace in Inside Counsel

Providing effective legal counsel to employers utilizing video surveillance in the workplace is critical in avoiding and protecting against potential invasion of privacy claims. In the article, “6 steps to avoiding liability from video surveillance in the workplace” published by Inside Counsel, William Benz offers a set of practical guidelines that legal counsel should ensure companies incorporate into their video surveillance practices.

Some of Mr. Benz’s tips include avoiding the placement of any video or audio recording devices in private spaces, clearly marking cameras in the workplace and distributing a clear workplace video surveillance policy. Mr. Benz says, “In successfully navigating the many legal complexities of using video surveillance in the workplace, proactively counseling employers is imperative to avoid a potential lawsuit for invasion of privacy.”

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