GDPR has been in force for over five years, leading to developments in data protection litigation. Irish Barrister, Declan Harmon BL has written a paper looking at the significant cases involving GDPR in the employment context.
Why it matters: Employment practitioners should pay attention to the scope and scale of data collected and processed in the employment relationship, as it can lead to litigation. GDPR has created uncertainty in determining damages for data protection breaches, but recent CJEU judgments have provided some guidance.
The bottom line: Be familiar with both GDPR and the 2018 Act to avoid the risk, and cost, of non-compliance.
Read Declan Harmon's full paper HERE.