Swedish DPA issues guidance on processing employee data

(Oct 6, 2020) Sweden's data protection authority, Datainspektionen, published guidance on the processing of employees' personal data by private or public entities. The gui... Read More

Hamburg DPA issues 35.3M euro fine over employee monitoring

(Oct 1, 2020) Hamburg's data protection authority, the Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, announced a 35.3 million euro fine against retailer Hen... Read More

Gov. Newsom announces fate of two Calif. bills

(Sep 30, 2020) Assembly Bill 1281 granting a one-year e... Read More

CNIL publishes guidance on collecting employee data during COVID-19

(Sep 23, 2020) France's data protection authority, the Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés, published guidance on the principles employers should follow ... Read More

IAPP-EY research: Remote work, employee monitoring, government access

(Aug 21, 2020) The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed the workplace, forcing many employees to work from home and employers to ramp up employee health monitoring. W... Read More

A compliance checklist for employee data under CCPA

(Aug 19, 2020) The enforcement date for the California Consumer Privacy Act has now come and gone, but one last date is still on the horizon. The inclusion of employment da... Read More

The CCPA and employee data: A compliance checklist

(Aug 19, 2020) The wheels are officially in motion for the California Consumer Privacy Act. The initial six-month enforcement delay period has now passed, and California At... Read More

Op-ed: Why employee tracking tools should be abandoned

(Aug 13, 2020) In an op-ed for Forbes, Irina Raicu, CIPP/US, director of the Internet Ethics Program at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University, ex... Read More

Restaurant chains can't shake BIPA lawsuits

(Aug 11, 2020) Reuters reports Little Caesars' motion to dismiss a class-action suit under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act has been denied. A U.S. District C... Read More

ICO to probe bank's alleged employee spying

(Aug 10, 2020) Reuters reports the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office has begun investigating Barclays and its potential employee tracking practices. In February, the b... Read More