Property Searches

California courts have not defined the extent of an employee’s right to privacy in the area of employer-owned property used exclusively by the employee. Existing case law appears to suggest that the privacy provision is not intended to protect employees from searches of company-owned property such as lockers, desks and vehicles. For more information on searching an employee’s computer, see Computers and Privacy.

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