Category: Privacy

Orange County Employee Secret Tape Recordings

Tape recording a conversation can make the difference in proving a workplace allegation or case.  With it, your word is more believable than another’s. But too many employees incorrectly assume the ends of proof justify the means of tape recording.  It may even be...

Employer Can Ask for Fingerprints

Employee Rights Attorney Mission Viejo, California Q: “I am employed as a service technician at a large apartment house project. “After a tenant reported something missing, my employer insisted that I have my fingerprints taken. “Can my employer...

Privacy and Other Legal Concerns

Employee Rights Attorney Mission Viejo, California Faster, it seems, than a high-speed modem, the Internet and features such as electronic mail (“e-mail”) have become fixtures in millions of American homes and in many businesses. These innovations offer...

Worker Privacy Can’t Be Invaded Unreasonably

Employee Rights Attorney Mission Viejo, California Q: “A friend of mine was recently hired by a company that is not based in the United States. One of the items on the employment agreement says that while employed by the company, you will not, except with the...

Applicant Asked for Handwriting Sample

Employee Rights Attorney Mission Viejo, California Q: “On an application for a local teaching position, the back page included an unlined box instructing applicants to “state your educational philosophy in your own handwriting.” “I suspect the...