Barbulescu v Romania  IRLR 1032 ECHR
Reports relating to this case:
Human rights: Dismissed employee's right to private life inadequately protected by the courts hearing his dismissal challenge
- 31 December 2017
In Barbulescu v Romania  IRLR 1032 ECHR, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights held that the Romanian courts failed to afford adequate protection to the art.8 rights of an employee who sought to challenge his dismissal following a monitoring exercise by his employer.
- 6 September 2017
In this Romanian case, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has held that monitoring the employee's private use of a business messaging account amounted to a breach of his right to private life and correspondence under art.8.