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Data Protection in The Workplace

Murray, Karen (2003) Data Protection in The Workplace. Irish Law Times, 21 (13). pp. 200-203. ISSN 0021-1281

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This article discusses the provisions of the Irish Data Protection (Amendment) Act 2003 which implements Council Directive 95/46, including: (1) how data protection rights may be enforced in the workplace; (2) duties of employers in the processing of employee data, including sensitive data; (3) limits on the length of time data may be held; (4) security measures for the transmission of data over a computer network; (5) the prohibition of decision making relating to employees solely on the basis of automated analysis of their working practices; (6) employees' rights of access to their personal data; (7) amendments to the requirement that prospective employees who would work with children exercise their data protection rights of access to their police files to prove that they have not been guilty of an offence under the Sex Offenders Act 2001; and (8) the exemption of job references from the data subject's general right of access to his personal data.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: K Law > KDK Republic of Ireland > Data Protection
Divisions: School of Business > Staff Research and Publications
Depositing User: Timothy Lawless
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2014 12:51
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2014 13:39

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