Portland, OR asked in Employment Law, Communications Law and Federal Crimes for Oregon

Q: Is it legal to have audio surveillance at a restaurant?

The restaurant I work at installed surveillance cameras a few months ago. I just found out it also has audio surveillance. We were not informed they could listen to us. Is that legal?

1 Lawyer Answer

Mr. Michael O. Stevens

Answered
  • Hillsboro, OR
  • Licensed in Oregon

A: If everyone was told they were recording yes, otherwise it is illegal to recover conversations in Oregon without the consent of all parties, implied or otherwise.

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