Labournet: The hidden recorder in labour matters

Labournet examines the legal consequences of the use of hidden recorders in labour proceedings and found that with ever changing and advancing technological developments that have been made readily available to the public, employers are increasingly confronted with secret audio recordings being submitted as evidence. Technology has made it easy to capture audio recordings with small and easily concealable devices, an iPod or smartphone can record lengthy discussions without detection. This trend of behaviour can be expected given South Africa’s current socio-economic climate, which has heightened the importance of job security for many South Africans.
Read the views expressed by Labournet’s Neo Nkobo here

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