May 242022
 
 May 24, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Non-U.S., Surveillance, Workplace

EchoLive reports: The Court of Appeal has upheld a decision that a hospice employee’s data protection rights were breached over the use of data from CCTV footage in a disciplinary investigation into unauthorised breaks. The disciplinary action against Cormac Doolin arose as a result of an inquiry into graffiti which [Read More…]

May 132022
 
 May 13, 2022  Posted by  Court, Laws, U.S., Workplace, Youth & Schools

Eugene Volokh writes: In Judge Holly Teeter (D. Kan.) in Ricard v. USD 475 Geary County, KS School Bd., decided Monday, plaintiff challenged the “Communications with Parents Policy,” which “prohibits employees from revealing to parents that a student has requested use of a preferred name or different set of pronouns at [Read More…]

Apr 302022
 
 April 30, 2022  Posted by  Healthcare, U.S., Workplace

Aparna Komarla of the Covid-in-Custody Project reports that a sheriff’s office claims it is complying with state law on ascertaining its employees’ vaccination status, but is not releasing information in response to freedom of information requests because it would violate employees’ medical privacy. Our most recent public records request for [Read More…]

Apr 252022
 
 April 25, 2022  Posted by  Business, Court, U.S., Workplace

Daniel Fisher reports: A UPS sales manager who told coworkers he saw scorpions and repeatedly asked the same question can’t claim protection under an Arizona law that prohibits companies from firing employees if they test positive for marijuana, an appeals court ruled. The package-delivery service supplied enough additional evidence, including [Read More…]