A Salem, Oregon man found 98 job applications in a dumpster behind a local Little Caesars store, according to KOIN.com.
His wife, who has been a victim of identity theft, contacted the local media concerned that the applications included personal information like social security numbers and dates of birth, otherwise may have fallen into the wrong hands.
According to KOIN, Little Caesars Pizza’s corporate headquarters issued a statement that an investigation into the matter is underway and that standard practice is to shred such documents.
This news piece serves as a reminder to operators that your employees’ or potential employees’ information is your responsibility to keep safe. Confidentiality is more than good business, it’s also the law in many cases.
Information that should be kept secure includes, but is not limited to: social security numbers; drivers’ license numbers; background search results; salary information; performance evaluations; and disciplinary and legal issues (garnishment actions, workers’ comp matters, employment discrimination) private, which is covered under several laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), etc.
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August 11, 2017 | Press Releases
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