Butler County employee suspended after emailing spreadsheet with personal information

Denise G. Callahan reports:

The Butler County commissioners approved a two-day, unpaid suspension for an employee who inadvertently sent out an email with wellness information regarding the county’s health insurance, which might have violated HIPAA laws.

Shawna Smith, the county’s wellness coordinator, sent out an email in September with a spreadsheet that included hidden columns with some employee information.

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Did this suspension really just happen now — so many months after the incident?

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