Screen test: employers must be clear and open about purpose of CCTV
The use of security cameras in a workplace can be controversial, or even illegal, if it is not managed properly
The use of CCTV footage in disciplinary processes has long been a contentious issue. It requires a careful balance between an employee’s legitimate expectation that they will not be excessively monitored, and an employer’s expectation that all available data on employee actions can be used to protect the business’s interests.
Generally, the use of CCTV solely to monitor employee performance may not be considered proportionate unless particular and special...
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