Elizabeth Rodriguez of Ford Harrison writes:
As multinational employers are aware, data privacy laws can vary greatly from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Ensuring compliance with the different requirements can be challenging, and the penalties for noncompliance can be severe. FordHarrison has joined with Ius Laboris member firms to produce Data Privacy in the Americas, a summary of the significant requirements of data privacy laws in the U.S, Canada and Central and South America. This guide provides key information at a glance on important aspects of data privacy laws and regulations, employee recruitment, monitoring at work, employee personal devices and third-party data transfers.
You can download the free guide at JDSupra (pdf).