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 April 13, 2016  Posted by  Laws, Non-U.S., Surveillance, Workplace

Michael Donaldson reports:

New ACT laws give employers and insurance companies unprecedented powers to “spy on workers”, UnionsACT says.

Legislation passed last week allows surveillance of employees outside of the workplace where there is a belief they are engaged in unlawful activity related to their job.

But the surveillance must first be approved by a magistrate.

UnionsACT chief Alex White said the law covers 160,000 Canberra workers.

Read more on ABC.

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