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2020/36 Employer must pay compensation to an employee for violation of employee’s privacy due to GPS system in company car (AT)

Keywords Privacy
Authors Lukas Disarò
Author's information

383128 Lukas Disarò
Lukas Disarò is an Attorney-at-Law at law Firm MMag. Gregor Winkelmayr, MBA, LL.M (Essex).
  • Abstract

      The Austrian Supreme Court has confirmed that an employer must pay compensation to an employee due to a violation of the employee’s privacy. The employer implemented a GPS system in its company cars without the employee’s knowledge and without legal basis.

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