Two years have passed since the introduction of GDPR on 25 May 2018, and data protection compliance remains a significant and complex challenge for employers.

This first article in our data protection series will discuss the importance of ensuring compliance with GDPR in the workplace and the repercussions for failing to do so.

Our Employment & Corporate Immigration Department regularly advise employers in respect of data protection issues within the context of employment disputes. If you or your organisation have any queries regarding the issues outlined in this article, please contact Bláthnaid Evans or Sheila Spokes on +353 1 639 3000 or visit