Tag Archives: employment

Novel coronavirus outbreak throws up data privacy questions for businesses in China, Hong Kong and Singapore

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared on January 30, 2020, that the outbreak of 2019 nCoV (novel coronavirus) is a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern.” Further information is available in the WHO statement. On January 31, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States also declared a public health … Continue Reading

New Illinois employment law signals increased state focus on artificial intelligence in 2020

With the Artificial Intelligence Video Interview Act (effective January 1, 2020), or “AI Video Act,” Illinois has passed a groundbreaking new law regulating the use of artificial intelligence (“AI”) in video recruitment practices. Background Employers increasingly seek tech-enabled tools to facilitate the hiring, evaluation, retention and development of their workforces. However, as the implementation of … Continue Reading

Spanish Constitutional Court sides with employer on inspection of an employee’s derogatory communications

The Spanish Constitutional Court has dismissed a case brought by an employee whose online communications were inspected by his employer. The opinion in the case of Ruiz Medina v. Global Sales Solutions Line (published 22 January 2013) was a noted change in the Constitutional Court’s line of judgments, which usually supports employee rights. In 2004, … Continue Reading
LexBlog