Buford, GA asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Georgia

Q: Can i record a phone call between me and my employer in order to present it in court? Is it legal without his consent?

During my shift a coworker hit me in the head with a bottle and ambulance was called. I called my employer and he said that if I press charges against the coworker, he is going to fire me. I recorded the phone call

1 Lawyer Answer
Paula J. Mcgill
Paula J. Mcgill
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Marietta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Legally, at least, if both of you were in Georgia or a state that requires only one party consent, the tape recording is legal.

However, if your employer prohibits tape recording on the company's property, you can win the battle, but still lose your job. Check your employee handbook.

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