The City of Calgary is being sued for $92.9 million, accused of breaching the privacy rights of more than 3,700 of its employees.
The class action lawsuit was filed Tuesday, alleging a privacy breach in June 2016. The court document claims a city staffer sent an email to an employee of another Alberta municipality, sharing the personal and confidential information of 3,716 municipal employees.
The personal information was contained in Workers’ Compensation Board claim details and included medical records, Social Insurance Numbers, addresses, dates of birth, Alberta Health Care numbers and income details.
The statement of claim accuses the city of “acting with the most obvious neglect.”
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