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dr hab. Monika Gładoch, prof. UKSW
ORCID: 0000-0001-9814-5627
Associated Professor and head of the Department at the Labour Law Department at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński in Warsaw, legal advisor, vice-chairman of the Labour Law Codification Commission in 2016–2018, author of several comments, monographs and 60 other publications of labour law.
DOI: 10.33226/0032-6186.2020.7.1
JEL: K31

The COVID-19 pandemic raises the need for greater protection of employees against illness. Employers on a massive scale began using temperature control methods and virus tests. There was a discussion in the public space about the admissibility of control to the protection of the right to privacy. The author of the article draws attention to the values protected in law and their significance in a situation of social danger.

Keywords: COVID-19; control; contract of employment; right to privacy; health and safety at work
DOI: 10.33226/0032-6186.2019.10.4
JEL: J70, J71, J83, K15, K31

Unlawful behavior of the employer or superiors at the workplace causes an employee's illness, this is a result of prolonged stress. The Labour Code provides for specific regulations aimed at limiting pathological situations in the work. The employee has a claim for compensation for mobbing, discrimination, including harassment. He also has the right to pursue claims under the provisions of the Civil Code. Perhaps is this the better way of redress, mainly because of evidence problems. Not all unlawful behavior at work is mobbing or discrimination. In addition, experience of theory and practice of civil law of the compensation for health problems, are extremely helpful in the process.

Keywords: stress; health disorder; mobbing; staff burn-out; compensation; causation

Associated Professor and head of the Department at the Labour Law Department at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński in Warsaw, legal advisor, vice-chairman of the Labour Law Codification Commission in 2016–2018, author of several comments, monographs and 60 other publications of labour law.