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Man Receives Teacher’s Payslips Via E-mail

EMPLOYEE PRIVACY—NEW ZEALAND

October 18, 2012

A Christchurch man says the Education Ministry has been sending him electronic payslips intended for another person, Stuff.co.nz reports. He says one of the payslips was unsecured, exposing a teacher’s sensitive financial information, including bank account and tax numbers. Other payslips were password-protected. “If I’m getting these, the owner probably isn’t,” the man said. “This is a privacy issue.”
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