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For privacy and human resources professionals and attorneys, this essential guide covers workplace privacy and data security laws around the globe. It covers issues including: background checks, monitoring, use of government-issued identifiers, security breach notification requirements, and more.
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Analyzing the complexities of privacy and data security laws around the globe and providing a global context and perspective on international privacy and data security obligations for employers
In today’s global market, employers share and move more information than ever before as they centralize human resources processes to achieve greater efficiency and cost cutting. For employers operating on a global scale and the attorneys advising them, the complications are, as a result, all the more problematic. Over 65 countries now have their own data protection laws regulating the collection, use, transfer, and disclosure of personal information. The complex and sometimes conflicting obligations imposed by these different laws have made compliance a struggle for companies operating in more than one country.
Employers who fail to satisfactorily address workplace privacy and data security issues can find themselves precluded from legally sharing information with affiliated entities, subjected to fines and scrutiny by data protection regulators, and becoming the object of negative publicity. How does an organization begin to find a solution to the balancing act of complying with the myriad of international data protection laws and still running a business cost-effectively?
With the updated Second Edition of BNA Books’ Global Employee Privacy and Data Security Law, employers can successfully navigate the waters of international data security law. This treatise is designed specifically to help privacy professionals, human resources professionals, and attorneys understand international workplace privacy and data security laws and their relation to U.S. law and to help ensure compliance with all requirements.
Important topics covered in Global Employee Privacy and Data Security Law, Second Edition include:
For a complete list of topics covered in the Second Edition, refer to the “Summary of Contents” under the "More Information" tab.
This book is designed to be used with Morrison & Foerster’s “Privacy Library,” a free resource available at www.mofoprivacy.com that provides links to privacy laws, regulations, reports, multilateral agreements, and government offices for virtually every country in the world with data protection rules and regulations. It also includes client alerts and articles on privacy topics.
The eBook is available for download to the iPhone®, iPad®, or iPod® touch with iBooks and on the computer with iTunes.
Global Employee Privacy and Data Security Law, Second Edition is comprehensive and practical, an essential desk reference for lawyers dealing with U.S. and international employee privacy and data security issues. It’s the next best thing to having outside employment privacy counsel sitting across the desk from you. Wugmeister and Lyon have created a quintessential guide for those seeking succinct analysis in an easy-to-read and solution-oriented format.
Chief Privacy Counsel, Bank of America
…a good overview of the global privacy and data security laws that a company must be prepared to comply with when it goes global. The material provides an excellent starting point for those who want to become well versed in U.S. and international laws regarding privacy and data security.
Alert Publications, Inc. Chicago, IL
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