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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Test, Track & Trace: The Coronavirus Health & Safety, Human Rights and Data Protection Conundrum for Employers

17 June 2020

As the world confronts the Coronavirus crisis, many employers in the UK and globally are keen to embrace new technology as part of their response to the pandemic. There are a variety of techbased tools that may be developed or adapted with the aim of ensuring a safe workplace for employees amid the new challenges posed by the spread of Coronavirus. To the extent that these may impinge on the privacy or other rights of workers, their adoption and implementation requires particular thought and care.

In this briefing (and the Appendix) we set out some of the considerations and practical steps for employers.

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