28 Mar, 2023 by Marianne Favre Moreillon

Recording in the workplace

28 Mar, 2023 by Marianne Favre Moreillon
It is easy and sometimes even tempting for an employee to use recording devices during an evaluation interview or a confidential new product meeting. The consequences of such actions can be serious.

Recording by the employee without the employer's knowledge violates the employment contract and may constitute a criminal offence. What does the employee risk by engaging in such behavior?

This article develops the following topics:

  • duty of diligence, loyalty and discretion
  • infringement of the personality of the parties involved
  • compensation for the damage suffered by the employer
  • payment of compensation to the prejudiced parties
  • criminal offence and risks for the offender
  • ordinary or immediate dismissal

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