Data protection violations by works councils - brief overview of possible liability risks of works councils and companies as well as (action) recommendations for companies

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(for further details, see Götz, Datenschutzverstöße des Betriebsrats, Dissertation 2021, Nomos) 1. Introduction With the entry into force of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May 2018, one question in particular has moved to the centre of numerous discussions on labour law and data protection law: the question of the legal consequences of data protection violations by the works council. That the question is not only of a theoretical nature is meanwhile shown by cases from [...]