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Re: CCTV
« Reply #25 on: 27-05-19, 09:37PM »
Don't know what the law says on that but from a moral point of view its totally wrong.
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Re: CCTV
« Reply #26 on: 28-05-19, 01:12AM »

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Re: CCTV
« Reply #27 on: 28-05-19, 06:17PM »
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Re: CCTV
« Reply #28 on: 28-05-19, 07:36PM »
And what are the customers told the cameras are for. Any other use is a breach of the data protection act.

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Re: CCTV
« Reply #29 on: 28-05-19, 08:09PM »
All the signs in staff areas would also need updating as nothing mentioned on them about viewing phone screens via cctv.
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Re: CCTV
« Reply #30 on: 28-05-19, 08:54PM »

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Re: CCTV
« Reply #31 on: 29-05-19, 09:54AM »
All the signs in staff areas would also need updating as nothing mentioned on them about viewing phone screens via cctv.

Agreed.....though unless specifically agreed by the S.M., colleagues should not have their mobile on them whilst working.....which contradicts the push for all to have the App on their phones for product enquiries from the customer....and there should be no CCTV in the rest rooms, changing rooms to Zoom in on phone screens....so as usual Tesco make rules that are totally contradictory, make everything more complicated than need be, a reps dream.
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Re: CCTV
« Reply #32 on: 30-05-19, 11:18AM »
There are a lot of places in our store where there is no cctv coverage, Obvious ones like changing rooms and toilets along with restbite and incredibly enough the bakery, You could do what you want in our bakery and we would have no clue.

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Re: CCTV
« Reply #33 on: 30-05-19, 11:57PM »
The guards cant stop them unless they see them doing it anyway so telling them is a waste of time. 

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« Reply #35 on: 02-06-19, 03:26AM »
The guards cant stop them unless they see them doing it anyway so telling them is a waste of time.

Not really, reviewing cctv and reporting the crime to police is the order of the day. If you dont want to say anything thats up to you.

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« Reply #37 on: 02-06-19, 04:30PM »
Hi all, just wondering where the staff stand on the store manager using CCTV to monitor staff in the store? Staff are being warned by managers for chatting, give some people a little power and it goes to their heads!

My understanding is that CCTV cannot be used in this way and the purpose of CCTV should be clearly relayed to staff.

Thanks in advance for replies   :-*

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« Reply #38 on: 02-06-19, 06:38PM »
When you say "warned" do you mean a verbal warning in an office in a lets talk....a written warning, or a heads up??
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« Reply #39 on: 02-06-19, 07:05PM »
Hi all, just wondering where the staff stand on the store manager using CCTV to monitor staff in the store? Staff are being warned by managers for chatting, give some people a little power and it goes to their heads!

My understanding is that CCTV cannot be used in this way and the purpose of CCTV should be clearly relayed to staff.

Thanks in advance for replies   :-*

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Its specifically prohibited according to the Tesco CCTV policy, have a look on our tesco at the policy its all there in black and white, the cctv is not to be used to check on members of staff for purposes of productivity standing and chatting going for breaks. My advice would be to grievance it, I stopped all the managers doing that in our store simply by showing them the policy.

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Re: CCTV
« Reply #40 on: 02-06-19, 07:46PM »
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Good for you. I am made from chocolate and could eat myself.

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« Reply #41 on: 03-06-19, 07:09AM »
Hi all, just wondering where the staff stand on the store manager using CCTV to monitor staff in the store? Staff are being warned by managers for chatting, give some people a little power and it goes to their heads!

My understanding is that CCTV cannot be used in this way and the purpose of CCTV should be clearly relayed to staff.

Thanks in advance for replies   :-*

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Its specifically prohibited according to the Tesco CCTV policy, have a look on our tesco at the policy its all there in black and white, the cctv is not to be used to check on members of staff for purposes of productivity standing and chatting going for breaks. My advice would be to grievance it, I stopped all the managers doing that in our store simply by showing them the policy.

When you say "warned" do you mean a verbal warning in an office in a lets talk....a written warning, or a heads up??

Which is why I asked for clarification.......written is best.....noted or witnessed let's talk would be good, but is it a heads up from the managers, who can't manage their team, using the old trick of SM is saying or doing whatever, just letting you know mate  ;)

Anything written, noted or verbal in front of witnesses, then you're good to go with a grievance against the store for misuse of CCTV monitoring equipment.

So Gene, if there are a lot of people being told the same thing, then you can also group grievance, regardless of any witness to individual conversations, the common thread is that you're all being told the same thing, very difficult to deny and say you're all lying, or misunderstood.
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Re: CCTV
« Reply #42 on: 03-06-19, 05:02PM »
All the signs in staff areas would also need updating as nothing mentioned on them about viewing phone screens via cctv.

Agreed.....though unless specifically agreed by the S.M., colleagues should not have their mobile on them whilst working.....which contradicts the push for all to have the App on their phones for product enquiries from the customer....and there should be no CCTV in the rest rooms, changing rooms to Zoom in on phone screens....so as usual Tesco make rules that are totally contradictory, make everything more complicated than need be, a reps dream.


I thought staff were allowed to have phones on them while working, if on silent and just being used to help customers out via the inform app (at least I think its called inform).
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« Reply #43 on: 03-06-19, 05:20PM »

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« Reply #44 on: 03-06-19, 05:47PM »
All the signs in staff areas would also need updating as nothing mentioned on them about viewing phone screens via cctv.

Agreed.....though unless specifically agreed by the S.M., colleagues should not have their mobile on them whilst working.....which contradicts the push for all to have the App on their phones for product enquiries from the customer....and there should be no CCTV in the rest rooms, changing rooms to Zoom in on phone screens....so as usual Tesco make rules that are totally contradictory, make everything more complicated than need be, a reps dream.


I thought staff were allowed to have phones on them while working, if on silent and just being used to help customers out via the inform app (at least I think its called inform).

They are yes.

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Re: CCTV
« Reply #45 on: 03-06-19, 05:51PM »
Inform and InMoment, one is used for stock availability and one is used to monitor customer feedback.

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« Reply #46 on: 03-06-19, 09:52PM »
I have my phone on my person at all times, then again it's part of my adjustment passport and as long as it's on silent and I don't take calls/reply to texts, whilst on the shop floor, it's all good.

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Re: CCTV
« Reply #47 on: 03-06-19, 11:39PM »
"The progress of the kart is more important than its direction"

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« Reply #48 on: 04-06-19, 06:48AM »
All the signs in staff areas would also need updating as nothing mentioned on them about viewing phone screens via cctv.

Agreed.....though unless specifically agreed by the S.M., colleagues should not have their mobile on them whilst working.....which contradicts the push for all to have the App on their phones for product enquiries from the customer....and there should be no CCTV in the rest rooms, changing rooms to Zoom in on phone screens....so as usual Tesco make rules that are totally contradictory, make everything more complicated than need be, a reps dream.
I thought staff were allowed to have phones on them while working, if on silent and just being used to help customers out via the inform app (at least I think its called inform).
They are yes.

Yet in my old store, there were posters everywhere stating that no personal possessions, i.e. Money, car keys or 'phone to be carried on you whilst working. A few were pulled up on it during staff searches. Also when the push came to have the app on your phone, I was one who refused, as I asked at the time if Tesco would replace my 'phone if it was damaged or stolen whilst using it on the shopfloor......guess what the answer was  :-X
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Re: CCTV
« Reply #49 on: 04-06-19, 08:36AM »