Dismissal based on serendipitous disclosure by covert video surveillance

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In a recent decision of 22 September 2016 (2 AZR 848/15), the Federal Labour Court (BAG) dealt with a dismissal based on serendipitous disclosure of facts by a covert video surveillance. Therefor the legal changes resulting from operating covert video surveillance are summarized below.  I. The facts The applicant had been working as a deputy branch manager for likely 15 …