- Employment weekly highlights—6 June 2019
- In this issue:
- Data protection and employee information
- Challenges presented by the GDPR in its first year in the employment context
- Information Commissioner’s Office sets out future priorities in update on GDPR
- Disability: meaning of sight impairment being ‘correctable’ by spectacles or contact lenses
- Employment Appeal Tribunal
- Court digital reform programme extended, and 2019 goals announced
- Modern slavery
- Scrutiny panels to be introduced to re-assess modern slavery cases
- 18.7 million people participating in a workplace pension in 2018
- Is the Home Office’s approach to preventing illegal working effective?
- Additional news—daily and weekly news alerts
- Dates for your diary
- Latest Q&As
This week’s edition of Employment highlights includes: (1) a look at the impact of the GDPR in the field of employment by Kim Roberts, counsel at King & Spalding, (2) an overview from the ICO on the implementation of the GDPR so far and its priorities for the year ahead, (3) an EAT judgment on assessing disability when a sight impairment is arguably corrected by spectacles or contact lenses, (4) new plans from the Home Office to allow an independent group of professionals to assess specific cases relating to victims of modern slavery, (5) a look at the effectiveness of Home Office policy on preventing illegal working by Shahjahan Ali, partner at DAC Beachcroft LLP, (6) dates for your diary, (7) updates to our case, legislation and consultation trackers, and (8) new Q&As.
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