The objectives of this training session are to:
- Identify the latest legal changes in employee monitoring
- Assess their consequences on existing and future surveillance systems
- Encourage the employer to adopt the right reactions before setting up a monitoring system
- Have practical advice from specialized lawyers to comply with GDPR and changes introduced in the Labour Code
- Provide a list of to do’s and don’ts depending on the type of monitoring envisaged
Overview of current legal provisions on workplace monitoring
- GDPR key personal protection rules
- The rights of employees
- Determination of the cases in which monitoring is possible
- Enhanced sanctions
Practical implementation of a monitoring system
- Employee’s right to privacy vs employer’s right to control the workforce
- Overview of the types of monitoring possible in the workplace: control of IT tools (emails, instant messaging, telephone conversations), geolocation, video surveillance
- Case law: rejection of monitoring results, damages for wrongful dismissal
Question and answer session
A special focus will be placed on interaction with participants throughout the session and on question and answer sessions.
Astrid Wagner (Partner, IP, Communication & Technology, Arendt & Medernach),
Louisa Silcox (Counsel, Employment Law, Pensions & Benefits, Arendt & Medernach).
In house Counsels, Risk Managers, Chief IT Officers, CEOs, Chief Operating Officers, Compliance Officers, Employees/Managers in HR Functions, Data Protection Officers, Chief Information (Security) Officers and any person interested in the topic.
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