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Date: September 21, 2020
Posted by: CPDMA Team

TST considers it lawful to inspect employees through cameras in collective places

For the First Panel of the Superior Labor Court, in a recent decision, monitoring in the work environment, without excesses such as the use of spy cameras or installation in spaces intended for rest or even that may expose the privacy of employees, such as bathrooms or changing rooms, is part of the supervisory power of the employer.

The exposure of workers to cameras in collective places allows the employer to better control the work activity, without affecting the essential core of the workers' right to privacy. The business procedure does not cause significant embarrassment to employees or reveal abusive treatment by the employer, when monitoring is carried out indiscriminately.

Process: RR-21162-51. 2015. 5. 04. 0014 

For more details click here: [https://www.tst.jus.br/web/guest/-/fiscaliza%C3%A7%C3%A3o-de-empregados-por-meio-de-c%C3%A2meras-em-locais-coletivos-%C3%A9-considerada-l%C3%ADcita]

Source: Portal Superior Tribunal do Trabalho.


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