Friday, September 03, 2010

Correctional Service of Canada settles privacy lawsuit over leak of employee information to inmate

The Correctional Service of Canada has settled a privacy lawsuit brought by 366 staff members whose home addresses were leaked to an inmate. The settlement (below) provides a payment of $1000 per plaintiff, along with a separate fund for any employee who can prove psychological or psychiatric harm from the breach. See: Joyceville staff to get payment for privacy breach.

Settlement in $15 M lawsuit against Corrrections Canada

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