Change management and data privacy in the workplacePosted in : O'Connor Solicitors on Change Management on 29 June 2016
As with all rights, they bring responsibilities; they are not unqualified. The right to privacy is frequently balanced with the exigencies of the common good; it is fair to say that the Courts have typically left both privacy and the exigencies of the common good without rigid parameters. We must default to the great lawyer escape argument on these points; namely that each case must be judged upon its merits.
Employees have a right to data privacy in the workplace; this is not an absolute right. It is balanced with other rights such as the right to one's good name, the right to earn a living and to hold property.
Data privacy issues arise in the workplace from the time that an employee
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