Employee Consent to Use of Personal Data Reliable under German Law



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Maximilian Baur and Paul Melot de Beauregard wrote this bylined article about two German Federal Labor Court (BAG) decisions upholding employer reliance on employees’ voluntary consent under German data privacy laws. “The BAG’s decisions are notable because they are contrary to the widely-held opinion that employee consent given in the context of the employment relationship is not completely voluntary,” the authors wrote. Read the full article.