Air Pacific confirms suspension of employee over data theft
Felix Chaudhary reports:
National carrier Air Pacific has confirmed the suspension of an employee suspected of removing sensitive and confidential documents from the airline’s computer database.
In a statement released by an airline spokesman, Air Pacific also confirmed that the data stolen included documents relating to the Essential National Industries Employment Decree, individual pilot and flight attendant salaries, employee contracts and other confidential company financial and commercial documents.
“The investigation and subsequent suspension were implemented to protect the company’s confidential information and the privacy of other employees.
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Update: The more I look into this one, the more it seems like a union-related matter at the root of the incident. Whether or not the pilot who has been charged was a whistleblower, a criminal, or both, will be up to the courts to decide.