Where Are the Lines in Employee Surveillance?

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A reader asks: I have had theft of trade secrets in my office. Can I install video cameras or other surveillance measures to view the activities of my employees?

Answer: While spying on your employees happens all the time in movies, if you’re planning to monitor your employees in the real world, it’s best to proceed with caution. Although some surveillance at work is allowable, the more invasive it gets, the more likely it is that it will be unacceptable.

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