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WVC 21 - 3 - 20 §21-3-20. Use of video and other electronic surveillance devices by employers prohibited.
(a) It is unlawful for any employer or the agent or representative of an employer, whether public or private, to operate any electronic surveillance device or system, including, but not limited to, the use of a closed circuit television system, a video-recording device, or any combination of those or other electronic devices for the purpose of recording or monitoring the activities of the employees in areas designed for the health or personal comfort of the employees or for safeguarding of their possessions, such as rest rooms, shower rooms, locker rooms, dressing rooms and employee lounges.

(b) Any employer or agent thereof who violates any provision of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and, if convicted, shall be fined five hundred dollars for the first offense. An employer or agent thereof convicted a second time under this provision shall be fined one thousand dollars. For the third and any subsequent offense, the penalty shall be two thousand dollars.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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