Friday, November 26, 2004

Article: CN's hidden camera sparks workers' ire (Winnipeg Sun)

Canadian railways have had problems with video surveillance upsetting employees, leading to complaints to the Privacy Commissioner (see: Eastmond v. Canadian Pacific Railway, 2004 FC 852). Canadian National Railway is now in the news after workers discovered cameras hidden in the ductwork:

Winnipeg Sun: NEWS - CN's hidden camera sparks workers' ire:

"Vandalism concerns, company explains

The discovery of a hidden camera at CN Rail's Transcona Wheel Yard shook employees and poisoned the workplace, the union says. But the railway says putting two cameras in the ceiling was a way to get to the bottom of unexplained equipment breakdowns. ..."

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