As referenced in our previous data protection update, this second article in our data protection series discusses significant issues that arise for employers when responding to data subject access requests from current or former employees.

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 has any queries regarding the issues outlined in this article, please contact Bláthnaid Evans or Sheila Spokes on +353 1 639 3000 or visit