Employee Privacy: Virginia
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Jessica Sussman
- Virginia recognizes invasion of privacy torts. See Invasion of Privacy.
- Virginia law requires one party to the conversation consent for the contents may be recorded. See Telephone and Other Wire Surveillance (Wiretapping).
- Virginia employers may not require applicants to disclose information about arrest or criminal charges that did not result in conviction or that have been expunged. See Application/Interview Inquiries and Background Checks.
- Virginia employers are required to inform employees of breaches to the security of employee data. See Security Breaches of Employee Personal Information.