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Employee monitoring - behind the headlines
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 27 2016

Despite the headlines, a recent decision ofthe European Courtof Human Rights (ECtHR) on workplace monitoring does notquite give employers the green


Disciplinary sanctions under sickness absences policies
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 27 2016

The Court of Appeal has disagreed with the ET and EAT as to whether the duty to make reasonable adjustments was engaged in connection with the trigger


Sabotage of manager's facebook page by employees using his mobile phone held to be unlawful discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation
  • Bristows LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 26 2016

In Otomewo -v- Carphone Warehouse 2012, an Employment Tribunal has held that the actions of employees who took their manager's iPhone without his


Is there a right to privacy at work? Monitoring employees
  • Paris Smith LLP
  • European Union, Romania, United Kingdom
  • January 25 2016

In the recent case of Bărbulescu v Romania the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) handed down a decision on the right to privacy under Article 8


Barbulescu - Employers' Rights to Access Employees’ EmailsPersonal Internet Usage
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 25 2016

The Press has given a lot of coverage to last Tuesday's European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) decision in Barbulescu. See Times article,"Employers


Rules on Monitoring an Employee’s Private Internet Use at Work: a new ECHR decision
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • European Union, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom
  • January 22 2016

In a decision rendered last January 12, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights ("ECHR") held that the dismissal of an employee for having used his


Take a quick look - European Court decides monitoring employee's email account did not breach privacy right
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 18 2016

The claimant in Barbulescu v Romania worked for a private company in Romania as a sales engineer. At his employer’s request, he set up a Yahoo


Do employers have the right to read employees’ private emails?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 18 2016

A recent European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) case (Barbulescu -v- Romania) has attracted much publicity in the UK press as giving employers the


No Right to Privacy in the Workplace?
  • Dechert LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 18 2016

Last week the European Court of Human Rights held in Bărbulescu v Romania (Application no. 6149608) that there was no breach of the right to privacy


Snooping on employees: the dos and don’ts
  • Bristows LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 15 2016

In this case Mr Bărbulescu’s employer asked him to open a Yahoo Messenger account for business purposes. He was subject to a Company policy which