23 November 2020 by and

Disabilities in the workplace and POPIA

The inclusion of persons with disabilities is imperative to achieving a truly equitable workplace, but as we also know, there is also a business case for diversity and inclusion.

With the introduction of the Protection of Personal Information Act ("POPIA"), employers must now consider the manner in which they obtain information pertaining to persons with disabilities, including the manner in which the information is stored and destroyed.

Bongani Masuku and Jordyne Loser briefly advise how employers are to process information pertaining to persons with disabilities within the context of POPIA

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