COVID-19 cuts across a large number of data protection issues in the employment context. It may also involve the processing of highly sensitive information about your staff and people connected to your staff (such as their household and family members).
With the German government easing lockdown measures and allowing businesses to open their doors for employees to return to work, we outline some of the key considerations that employers should take in reducing risk and protecting employees, clients and the business.
With social, economic and cultural norms changing at an unprecedented level, employers have the responsibility to protect their workforce and support their employees through the process of returning to the 'new norm' working environment.
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