Most people tend to be honest most of the time in their personal lives and in their work. However, there are some people who decide to be less than truthful when it comes to workplace injuries in California and other states. Some workers may even decide to commit employee fraud when filing fraudulent workers' compensation claims. Such acts can be financially detrimental to employers.
On the other hand, there are various options for employers to proactively combat employee fraud. Doing so can help decrease the frequency of employee fraud as well as lessen the financial impact. One tool an employer has the right to utilize is surveillance. However, there are various tools for employers to choose from when implementing a surveillance plan aimed at stopping employee fraud.