Is alcohol testing in the workplace legal? Are employers allowed to monitor emails as part of a fraud investigation? Is it allowed to share annual assessment reports with the US head office?
Employment law and privacy form a delicate balancing act. Workplace privacy should be on the employer's mind from day one. But that's far from a simple exercise. The collection of personal data is on the increase and rules are becoming ever more complex while surrendering transparency. The introduction of the GDPR - and the associated hefty fines - has only heightened the need for a critical look at the privacy aspects of employment law.