Charlotte, NC asked in Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for North Carolina

Q: When it comes to an eeoc investigation and or lawsuit matters, can the surveillance footage of the building be used?

I documented date and time of employee discrimination incidents because I know it is being recorded. It is the security surveillance of the building. It's recorded daily. Give them date and time, they can pull it up.

1 Lawyer Answer

Kirk Angel

Answered
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: You may be able to use the video if you have it. If you have an EEOC proceeding, let the investigator know you have the vide and offer to submit it to him/her. As for court, you would have to demonstrate several things to the Judge including that the video is what it purports to be (i.e. is the actual video), that it has not been modified, and that the video is relevant.

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