The Council of Europe on 1 April 2015 adopted Recommendation CM / Rec (2015) 5 on the processing of personal data in the employment context. Employers should minimize the risks of violation of workers’ rights and fundamental freedoms:
The theme is of undeniable interest in Italy especially in this time of great expectations and broad debate on the Job Act and related issues regarding the possibility of remote control for workers under Article 4 of Law 300/70 by the new means of communication and information processing ( ICT Information and Communication Technology), also used outside of the workplace.
The problem now is how to act should the companies that have already issued internal policies in accordance with the Authority Provision concerning the use of electronic mail and the internet (Resolution no. 13 of March 1, 2007):
– How they differ Recommendation “European” by resolution “Italian” above?
You will need to start a business of Assessment that identifies any differences and integrate policies used within their reality, so as to align these Recommendations European although these regulatory requirements are not mandatory character.
The topic is of great interest in Italy for the reasons well mentioned in the post, even if it is not strictly related to the new regulation. Is there someone from a different country who wants to comment on the matter from a non Italian point of view?