Tag: Employment

New UK Guidance on Workplace Monitoring

On 3 October 2023, the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published new guidance on workplace monitoring. The previous guidance was issued in 2011, as part of the ICO’s Employment Practices Code, and was badly in need of updating, given both the development of new monitoring technologies over the last 12 […]

California Attorney General Announces Investigative Sweep Focused on Employment-Related Data

On July 14, 2023, the office of the California attorney general announced an investigative sweep of “large California employers” to request “information on the companies’ compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) with respect to the personal information of employees and job applicants.” The attorney general has previously conducted […]

New York Passes Two Laws Protecting Employee Privacy

The city and state governments of New York each recently passed laws to protect employee privacy ­– one law addressing use of automated decision-making tools in job interviews and promotions, and the other addressing electronic monitoring of employee communications.