Jun 242010
 June 24, 2010  Posted by  Business, Non-U.S., Workplace

Karen Kleiss reports:

An Edmonton business has been ordered to educate its employees about privacy laws after two managers sent out a memo that a “difficult” staffer quit to take a new job and that her new boss would need some luck to deal with her.

Information and Privacy adjudicator Keri Ridley ruled managers at Insight Psychological violated the former employee’s privacy rights by releasing personal information without her consent.

“Insight’s opinions about the complainant and the complainant’s new-found employment were not innocuous information, nor was it distributed to those who needed to know it,” Ridley wrote in an 18-page decision released Wednesday.

Read more in the Edmonton Journal.

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