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Is it illegal to tape record someone without their consent in Washington state?

My co worker and I are at ends and I believe he has an intention to get me fired? So a few days ago I brought in a tape recorder and hid it in my pocket. When I asked my co worker a simple question he went off yelling At me. I statrted recording him with out him knowing. The next day he told my boss a completly different story about what happened. My coworker claimed I attacked him. Verbally. When I played the tape back for my boss, my boss was upset with me because he said it was illegal to record someone in the state of Washington. I only did it to protect my job. Can I get sued or fired for this? Oh and the company has no policy against tape recording.

Asked By: Brandi T - 4/17/2010
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All parties must consent in Washington state... More
Answered By: INSOMNIAC IS FREE AT LAST - 4/17/2010
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