All Posts By "kris2015" (Total Posts: 131)

Workplace Drug Testing Guidelines and Research Project

European Workplace Drug Testing Guidelines European Guidelines for Workplace Drug Testing in Urine Download Guidelines European Guidelines for Workplace Drug Testing in Oral Fluid Download Guidelines European Guidelines for Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing in Hair Download Guidelines European Drug Testing Guidelines Research Project In 2007, a research project was undertaken to identify the legal landscape for drug testing in more than 60 ...

Workplace Drug Testing Guideline

The International Edge for Leaders in Alcohol and Drug Testing iDATIA works hard to ensure that the international industry professionals concerned with achieving and promoting the highest testing integrityhave the proper resources to do so. The association provides guidance on approaching drug-and alcohol-free workplace programs; dealing with positive test results; what drugs to test for; ...

Survey  Results and Trend Reports on Background Checks

International 2017 Financial Services Focus: 2017 HireRight EMEA Employment Screening Benchmark Report HireRight’s Financial Services Industry Focus Employment Screening Benchmark Report provides you with insights into the trends and challenges in the upcoming year in background screening. We asked HR professionals in the Financial Services industry from across the globe for their thoughts on the year ahead for ...

Vietnam’s New Consumer Protection Law Consolidates Consumer Rights on Protection of Personal Information

Vietnam's National Assembly recently passed a new Consumer Protection Law on 17 November 2010, which will take effect on 1 July 2011 and replace the 1999 Ordinance on Protection of Consumers Rights. The new Law contains a variety of provisions that strengthen consumers' rights, including those on use, collection and transfer of consumer information. While ...

ID Card a Mandatory Document in the UAE

The UAE has implemented a National ID card, which will be mandatory to complete any official transaction at almost all government departments and organisations across the country by the end of this year, a senior official said. "As part of the ID card being made a mandatory identity document, the Emirates ID has distributed thousands ...

DIFC Privacy Amendments Provide ‘Greater Legal Certainty’

Amendments to the Data Protection Law and Data Protection Regulations, introduced by the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), came into force in December 2012. DIFC Law No. 5 of 2012 (the Law) seeks to provide greater legal certainty by addressing a number of deficiencies and practicalities, which have been identified since the establishment of the ...

Amended Data Protection Law Enters into Force

The amended Ukrainian Data Protection Law - which came into force December 2012 - introduced new grounds for data processing, removed mandatory registration of employee databases and increased the Data Protection Authority (DPA)'s powers, amongst other things. The grounds for processing personal data without requesting individuals' consent were expanded to include grounds relating to the ...

New Notification Rules Introduced for ‘Risky Data’

Amendments to the Ukrainian Law on Personal Data Protection (the Amendments) - in force from 1 January 2014 - introduce new liabilities for unapproved processing of high risk data, with a maximum penalty of 680 € (3,400 € if repeated in the same year). The Amendments, which were adopted 3 July 2013, also remove the ...

Taiwan’s New Personal Data Protection Act Becomes Effective on October 1, 2012

Taiwan's new Personal Data Protection Act ("PDPA") has gone into effect as of October 1, 2012, while two controversial articles remain pending. Under this new law, all government, non-government sectors, and individuals will be subject to the PDPA. The definition "Personal Data" is also expanded to a broad scope. The impacts of new PDPA include: ...

Employers can be Liable for their Contractors’ Mistakes 



A recent fine imposed by the Information Commissioner on Scottish Borders Council demonstrates that employers can be liable for breach of data protection legislation by their contractors. All employers handling data about employees must comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act) and in particular, the eight data protection principles set out in that ...