Can employers use data from video surveillance in an unfair dismissal lawsuit even if the data should have already been deleted? A new Federal Labor Court judgment confirms that it depends on the situation!
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which took effect on May 25, 2018, also poses new challenges for employers dealing with applicant data. Numerous data protection regulations have to be followed even before an employment relationship is established, because application documents contain personal data.
Dieselgate, Panama Papers, LuxLeaks, the Facebook data scandal – without whistleblowers, the latest revelations of legal violations in companies might never have reached the public eye. The EU Commission now wants to strengthen protection for whistleblowers and plans to achieve this by introducing minimum standards throughout the EU.
The #MeToo debate and the #TimesUp movement are currently splashed all over magazines and social media. It therefore makes sense to examine the labor law aspects of sexual harassment in the workplace in more detail.