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A GDPR Update for Employers, Part IV: Implementing Lessons Learned From GDPR Complaints And Enforcement Actions
GDPR enforcement activities have not been confined to EU supervisory authorities.
European Union
23 May 2019
A GDPR Update For Employers, Part III: Preparing Required Data Protection Impact Assessments
Part three, which follows, addresses the criteria for conducting required data protection impact assessments of processing activities.
3 May 2019
A GDPR Update For Employers, Part II: Aligning HR Practices To Comply With National Legislation Implementing The GDPR
This article addresses requirements enacted by individual EU countries that impose additional obligations related to the processing of HR data.
European Union
26 Apr 2019
A GDPR Update For Employers, Part I: Determining Whether Your Organization's HR Data Processing Is Covered
The EDPB issues opinions, guidelines, and recommendations for best practices regarding the GDPR.
European Union
11 Apr 2019
UK Employment And Immigration Update (August 2018)
In a case that will have huge significance within the care sector, the CA has decided that care workers who sleep in are not entitled to the NMW for the entire time of their shift, but only when they are required to be...
10 Aug 2018
Employment And Immigration Update (July 2018)
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has overturned an initial unfair dismissal ruling of the Employment Tribunal (ET). Quintiles Commercial UK Ltd, a pharmaceutical agency, was found to be within its rights...
9 Jul 2018
Working Party Confirms That Employers Of All Sizes Must Maintain Article 30 Records Of Processing For Human Resources Data
On April 19, 2018, the Article 29 Working Party (Working Party), which is comprised of representatives from the data protection authorities in each of the 28 European Union (EU)...
European Union
11 May 2018
Free Citizenship For The Windrush Generation
On 23 April, the UK Government's former Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, announced that members of the ‘Windrush generation' who arrived in the UK before 1973 ...
4 May 2018
Changes To Subject Access Requests Under The European Union General Data Protection Regulation
Under the Data Protection Act 1998 ("DPA"), both current and former employees have a right to see a copy of the personal data that their employer retains about them.
4 May 2018
BBC Journalist Loses Appeal Against Her Tribunal Claim Being Struck Out
The EAT has upheld an employment tribunal's decision to strike out BBC journalist Sally Chidzoy's whistleblowing and sex discrimination claims after she was overheard discussing her case with a journalist...
3 May 2018
EU Regulator Discusses Enforcement Priorities For The GDPR
On March 27, 2018, Helen Dixon, the data protection commissioner for Ireland, outlined the enforcement priorities of the Irish DPA for the GDPR during the International Association of Privacy Professionals Global...
10 Apr 2018
Why Processing Human Resources Data Is The Highest Risk Area For GDPR Compliance
The May 25, 2018, effective date for the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is just two months away. For most companies, the highest risk area for GDPR compliance—for several reasons ...
European Union
26 Mar 2018
Employment And Immigration Update February 2018
On 19 December 2017, the Equality and Human Rights Commission ("EHRC") proposed a draft plan for enforcement action in relation to the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 (the "Regulations").
European Union
2 Mar 2018
The Highest Risk Area For GDPR Compliance: Processing HR Data
With less than six months until the May 25, 2018, effective date for the EU GDPR, companies are assessing their GDPR readiness and concentrating their compliance efforts on the highest risk areas.
European Union
5 Dec 2017
EU Commission's First Annual Review Confirms Adequacy of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield
On October 18, 2017, the European Commission published its report and supporting documents regarding its first annual review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield (Privacy Shield), which sets forth procedures...
United States
23 Oct 2017
EU Regulators Issue An Updated Opinion On Processing Data In The Workplace
The opinion reiterates that employers must have a legitimate legal basis to process employment-related data.
1 Aug 2017
UK Law Lords In Historic Decision On Employment Tribunal Fees
In a judgment that many commentators are calling the most significant in employment law in over 50 years, on July 25, 2017, the United Kingdom's Supreme Court decided that the ...
1 Aug 2017
The Countdown Begins for GDPR Compliance for EU Human Resources Data
On May 25, 2018, a short 12 months from now, employers must be in full compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) for EU human resources data.
United States
31 May 2017
The Top 5 International Data Privacy Issues For Employers In 2017
As employers catch their breaths after an action-packed 2016, they need to gear up for another turbulent year for international data privacy issues in 2017.
United States
15 Feb 2017
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