Mount Vernon, NY asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Sexual Harassment for New York

Q: Is it illegal to plant a tape recorder in a office with a closed with to listen to what employees talk about in private

pertaining to new york state laws ?

1 Lawyer Answer
Derek John Soltis
Derek John Soltis
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Jersey City, NJ
  • Licensed in New York

A: New York is a 1 party consent state. Which means one person in the conversion has to give permission to be recorded. What you are suggesting is not going to fly.

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