Spy games – Did employer’s use of recorded conversation violate the Wiretap Act?
Abstract: Employee discussions aren’t always kind to their employers. So one can imagine the dismay of an employee and former employee of a hospital when they learned that a recording of one of their conversations had wound up in the hands of their employer. The employees filed a lawsuit alleging violations of the Wiretap Act. This article shows the reasoning of the court in favoring the defendants on some issues and the plaintiffs on others. McCann v. Iroquois Memorial Hospital, No. 08-3420, September 13, 2010 (7th Cir.)