Garante serves up 2.5M euro fine over gig worker privacy

(Aug 4, 2021) Italy's data protection authority, the Garante, issued a 2.5 million euro fine to food delivery service Deliveroo for improperly processing workers' personal... Read More

Op-ed: ‘Bossware’ threatens employee privacy, needs legislative action

(Jul 26, 2021) In an op-ed for The Hill, Center for Democracy & Technology Senior Policy Counsel for Worker Privacy Matthew Scherer writes the growing use of “bossware,... Read More

Considerations for European employers processing employee vaccination data

(Jul 20, 2021) In a Covington “Inside Privacy” blog post, Covington & Burling's Daniel Cooper, Helena Milner-Smith, Vicky Ling and Anna Oberschelp de Meneses address em... Read More

Saskatchewan IPC cautions employers on asking about COVID-19 vaccine history

(Jul 1, 2021) Saskatchewan's Information and Privacy Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski said “every employer and professional organization should check with their lawyer” before ... Read More

Notes from the IAPP Europe Managing Director, 25 June 2021

(Jun 24, 2021) Greetings from Brussels! If you missed it, there was a particularly alar... Read More

DPC issues guidance on employee vaccination statuses

(Jun 24, 2021) Ireland’s data protection authority, the Data Protection Commission, published guidance on processing employees’ COVID-19 vaccination data, addressing the co... Read More

Survey: Majority of companies recognize employee privacy

(Jun 24, 2021) DTEX and the Ponemon Institute published a Read More

Study dives into pandemic-era employee monitoring trends

(Jun 22, 2021) Software designer Surfshark released its Employee Surveillance Report highlighting trends in employee surveillance from March 2020 to March 2021. Surfshark s... Read More

Ikea France fined 1M euros over employee privacy violations

(Jun 15, 2021) Reuters reports a French court dealt Ikea France a 1 million euro fine related to Read More

Goldman Sachs asks for employee vaccination disclosures

(Jun 11, 2021) The New York Times reports Goldman Sachs is requiring employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status and type of vaccine received as part of its retur... Read More