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Kaiser: Stolen data was from union offices




Kaiser: Stolen data was from union offices
Kaiser: Stolen data was from union offices



http://www.mercurynews.com/breakingnews/ci_11804740 

By Sandy Kleffman
Contra Costa Times
02/27/2009

A security breach involving personal data for 29,500 Kaiser Permanente 
workers in Northern California reportedly occurred in the offices of an 
employee union.

Law enforcement detectives have determined the information was taken 
from the offices of United Healthcare Workers-West in July 2007, Kaiser 
said in a written statement.

The stolen data included names, addresses, dates of birth and Social 
Security numbers for Kaiser employees.

"Kaiser Permanente provided the information to the union in connection 
with remittance of dues payments, a legitimate activity that Kaiser 
Permanente employees voluntarily authorized," Kaiser said.

San Ramon police Lt. Dan Pratt confirmed Kaiser's summary of the ongoing 
investigation.

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