The Washington, D.C. and Chicago offices of the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") filed a lawsuit against the Davis Typewriter Company on August 27, 2012 alleging that the company failed to take appropriate corrective action to prevent sexual harassment by a supervisor who used office surveillance cameras to zoom in on an employee’s breasts and other
Mere Placement of Surveillance Cameras in Restroom Sufficient for Iowa Invasion-of-Privacy Claim
By Jackson Lewis P.C. on
Posted in Workplace Privacy
An invasion-of-privacy claim against an insurance agent brought by his former employee should proceed even where a surveillance camera placed by the agent in the workplace’s unisex bathroom was faulty, the Iowa Supreme Court has ruled. Koeppel v. Speirs, No. 08-1927.
The district court dismissed the invasion-of-privacy claim on summary judgment because there was no…