We have recently observed a dramatic uptick in California consumer class actions alleging that businesses have illegally recorded telephone conversations between consumers and customer service, telemarketing and/or...more
Hart v. Dillon Cos., 2013 WL 3442555 (D. Colo. July 9, 2013).
In this wrongful termination case, United States Magistrate Judge David West held that the defendant acted in bad faith when it failed to preserve a relevant...more
Recorded conversations can be extremely powerful evidence in proving a case of discrimination against an employer. As technology continues to advance and hand-held devices get smarter and smaller, it isn’t that difficult to...more
When dealing with the separation of an employee, there is often more than one thing the employee did that warranted termination. But when categorizing the reasons, it’s important for employers to avoid taking a...more
Federal law and most states only require one party to a phone call to consent to recording it, which means the person recording the call doesn’t need anyone else’s permission; however, a minority of states, including...more
In a criminal case arising from the secret recording of a private conversation, Florida prosecutors issued a subpoena to compel a news reporter to testify in a case against a former aide to Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll. The...more
Final rules require tape recording by futures commission merchants, introducing brokers, retail foreign exchange dealers, and commodity trading advisors; affected CFTC registrants must implement systems to comply by December...more