Publications

Protection of privacy is not always an alibi for employee’s misconduct.

23/10 2010
Category Publications

Investigation by an employer because of suspected misconduct on the part of the employee invariably leads to discussions on breach of privacy. If an employer suspects an employee of misconduct, the employer is entitled to perform an investigation and sometimes the proof is only ‘made tangible’ by engaging an investigation agency. Relying on the protection of privacy provides no alibi if there is manifest misconduct.​

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Investigation into possible misconduct of employee: scope and limits

01/10 2010
Category Publications

Employers are entitled to engage a detective or an external investigation agency on suspected misconduct of employees. This article highlights the legal scope of such investigation and provides a checklist for employers.

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Good employment practice in public service law.

01/05 2009
Category Publications

Good public service practice is a familiar term in many legal status regulations. Good employment practices has only been enshrined in the Central and Local Government Personnel Act since 2006. In this article Hanneke Klinckhamers examines what ‘good employment practices’ means with regard to the legal position of the public servant and his government employer.

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Source Tijdschrift voor Ambtenarenrecht 2009/5
Specialist area

Privacy legislation, vague and ‘turbid’ instead of transparent.

01/12 2008
Category Publications

​In an employment relationship personal data is regularly processed. Employer and employee are then, among other things, confronted with the Personal Data Protection Act and the guidelines drawn up by the Dutch Data Protection Authority. The evaluation of the Personal Data Protection Act revealed many bottlenecks. The authors advocate the introduction of a specific legal regulation for privacy and employment law.

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