AU: Major employee privacy breach at BHP

Mirage News reports:

CFMEU Mining and Energy has written to BHP Billiton today expressing concern about multiple breaches of employee privacy affecting members of the union in Queensland and New South Wales.

“It is deeply disappointing that BHP Billiton has failed to address a problem with its payroll system which has resulted in PAYG payment summaries being emailed to incorrect email addresses and employees inadvertently being given access to other workers’ employment and tax records,” said CFMEU Mining and Energy President Tony Maher.

The CFMEU has asked BHP Billiton to address the problem immediately.

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