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List and discuss different ways employers can avoid liability for invasion of privacy.

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The standard used by the courts in cases of privacy invasion is the reasonableness standard. The courts will ask if there was a reasonable expectation of privacy. If the answer is yes, the act is likely illegal. This is based on the actual act committed by the employer. For example, if the company has a women's locker room, there is a reasonable expectation of privacy. A camera that catches ...

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This solution discusses different ways that employers can avoid issues related to an invasion of employee privacy.

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