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Privacy in the Workplace

The Barton Law Firm sues employers who violate their employees' privacy.

Here are legal citations and information you might find helpful:

Federal:

 

Griswold v. Connecticut, 381 U.S. 479, 484-85, 85 S. Ct. 1678 (1965) (Right to privacy);

Ehling v. Monmouth-Ocean Hosp. Service Corp., 872 F. Supp. 2d 369 (D.N.J. 2012) (Privacy with social networking);

Crispin v. Christian Audigier, Inc., 717 F. Supp. 2d 965, 991 (C.D. Cal. 2010) (Privacy of social media messages).

Washington State:

Reid v. Pierce County, 136 Wn.2d 195, 213-14, 961 P.2d 333 (1998) (Right to tort for invasion of privacy);

Mark v. Seattle Times, 96 Wn.2d 473, 497-99, 635 P.2d 1081 (1981) (Invasion of privacy);

Doe v. Gonzaga University, 143 Wn.2d 687, 24 P.3d 390 (2001), rev’d on other grounds, 536 U.S. 273, 122 S. Ct. 2268 (2002) (Intrusion into seclusion);

Tiberino v. Spokane County, 103 Wn. App. 680, 13 P.3d 1104 (Div. III, 2000) (Emails sent in the workplace);

Robinson v. Seattle, 102 Wn. App. 795, 10 P.3d 452 (Div. I, 2000) (Drug testing);

White v. Township of Winthrop, 128 Wn. App. 588, 594, 116 P.3d 1034 (Div. III, 2005) (Public disclosure of private facts).

Snohomish County:

SCC 3A.15.040 (Public records - privacy; county employees only).