Las Vegas, NV asked in Employment Law for Nevada

Q: Can my supervisor record our conversation without my knowledge or consent if we are the only two people present?

If my supervisor and I are in a company vehicle, can he/she record the conversation without my knowledge to use information against me for disciplinary purposes?

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A: In Nevada, it is a "one-party consent" state when it comes to recording conversations. This means that as long as one party to the conversation consents to the recording, it's generally lawful to do so. Therefore, if your supervisor is a party to the conversation with you, he/she can record the conversation without obtaining your consent or notifying you, even if the intention is to use the recording for disciplinary purposes. However, company policies, union agreements, or other contracts might have stipulations about recording conversations, so it's essential to be aware of any such agreements or policies that might be in place.

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