Tuesday December 1, 2020

Handling personal information with care

Employers must be aware that access rights go far beyond a worker’s HR file

13th March, 2016
Dealing with access requests can be a challenge for employers

During the course of the employee lifecycle, many organisations gather an array of sensitive and personal information from their employees.

Employers must be aware of the importance of data protection, which is governed by the Data Protection Acts 1988-2003, legislation that establishes the requirements in relation to the holding, the use and the disclosure of personal data.

Dealing with access requests can be a challenge for employers. In recent years, employees have increasingly availed of...

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