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UK Information Commissioner’s Office Publishes Final Guidance On Employee Monitoring

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published its final guidance on monitoring workers on 3 October 2023 (the Guidance).  The Guidance is aimed at employers across both the private and public sector.  Responding to the rise of remote working and new technologies available to monitor employees, the ICO has looked to provide clear direction on … Continue reading

Obtaining and sharing employee health status information in a pandemic

Norton Rose Fulbright - Data Protection Report blogEmployers across the world are facing extremely difficult challenges in keeping their workplaces safe for their employees, contractors and visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the prevailing instinct is likely to be to protect and to prevent the spread of the virus at all costs, under data protection laws this still needs to be weighed … Continue reading

NYC curtails use of credit history in hiring and other employment decisions; exempts cybersecurity jobs

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose FulbrightOn May 6, 2015, New York City became one of about a dozen jurisdictions that prohibit or restrict the use of consumer credit history in hiring and other employment-related applications. NYC joins California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Nevada, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington. There are exceptions, however, including for some jobs implicating cybersecurity concerns.… Continue reading
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