How can Employers use CCTV to Monitor Employees?

Posted in : Eversheds HR Speed Brief on 23 May 2014
Julie Galbraith
Eversheds

The Data Protection Commissioner recently published his annual report. As identified by the Data Protection Commissioner, there is an increasing trend for employers to seek to record employees and use the recordings at a later stage. Employers often assume such recordings can always be used, but employers should be aware that this is not always the case.


Background

The Data Protection Commissioner has reported receiving a number of queries in relation to the installation of CCTV cameras in crèches. These queries followed the broadcast of an RTÉ Primetime episode, ‘A Breach of Trust’, which

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This article is correct at 06/08/2015
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Julie Galbraith
Eversheds

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