Employee vetting: A clean slate? Criminal record checks in employment

Katie Davenport explores how the GDPR and attitudes to data privacy are changing the approach to employee background checks ‘Workers should only be vetted where there are particular and significant risks to the employer, clients, customers or others, and where there is no less intrusive and reasonably practical alternative.’ There are over 11 million people …
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Cases Referenced

  • Njau v Superior Food Group Pty Ltd [2018] FWC 7626
  • R (on the application of P & ors) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2019] UKSC 3