It was illegal, since a leader by fastfoodkæden Kentucky Fried Chicken used tv-monitoring to discipline and control one of the company's pakkepiger.
The employees who worked at KFC in Tilst by Aarhus, must have 20.000 dollars in compensation for the abuse she was subjected to. The money must be paid by the company behind the fastfoodkæden, Isken Aps, and the relevant conductor.
It has the Supreme court decided, inform the court on Monday on its website.
- the Violation (...) was that the tv monitoring to a considerable extent were used to - without any objectively valid reason, continuously verify the employees, red.) during the performance of her work, is in the judgment.
It was legal to put cameras up, but it was the use of them, as it was mad with.
The principal organization has led the case on behalf of pakkepigen. It has lawyer Rune Asmussen stood in the forefront of.
He stresses that it is fine to set up cameras to prevent theft. But the judgment should put an end to control employees, does it sound.
He forecasts that the judgment discourage companies that would consider such action.
- If not there should be paid an allowance, even if the rules were broken, then it would probably mean that there would be significantly more monitoring and get significantly more monitoring of the here's controlling nature.
- It is not a labour market we want, where there is such a distrust. It is no served with, says Rune Asmussen.
the Surveillance led to the pakkepigen felt constantly monitored at work, and it was a big mental strain for her, assesses the Supreme court.
in Addition, it was appropriate to violate her even - and æresfølelse, believe it. Pakkepigen, who was hired as a 15-year-old in december 2015, had demanded 50,000 dollars in compensation from the company and the manager.
the Case has first been passed by both the city court and high court. In both instances, the leader sentenced for illegal surveillance, but the high court did not believe that the girl should have any compensation for it.
the Head was in the court of appeal also found to have discriminated against employees.
Kentucky Fried Chicken is an american chain that was founded in Louisville, Kentucky, USA in 1938. It is also known under the name of KFC. The chain has restaurants in 11 cities.