why do they need it if they have video?

Today at work I heard the managers talking about terminating someone because they stole some little paper things and that they needed a written statement from the person. My question is why the written statement? We have security cameras that I'm guessing caught the guy stealing, so again, why is this statement needed?

1 Answer

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago
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    If he acknowledges theft in writing he can't come back later and claim he was set up or the camera was there illegally, etc. Protects against wrongful dismissal claim.

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