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Is it illegal for my employer to share the info in my Drivers License and paycheck?

I found out that the Office Manager at my job shared the information of my drivers license and the amount of my paycheck with a mutual friend. Is this illegal?

Asked By: Daniel H - 10/1/2007
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the short answer to your question is yes it is illegal for an empoloyer to share information with anyone. the longer version is pretty much the same but additionally, your employer had no right to share that information with a mutual friend or anyone outside of your work or inside for that matter without the proper... More
Answered By: David A - 10/1/2007
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uhm yeah !
Answered By: IT'S JUST ME ! - 10/1/2007
 
DEFINITELY! Everything in your personnel file is confidential. It cannot be released to an outside party without your written consent, or a subpoena. You have every right to report your office manager to her supervisor, or seek legal advice. Were you adversely affected? If so, you may have grounds for damages... More
Answered By: deanie1962 - 10/1/2007
 
probably not illegal but ethicly wrong, contact your company and report it
Answered By: thischick - 10/1/2007
 
yeah, i would have a word with him about that if you know what i mean
Answered By: luke3rgj - 10/1/2007
 
yep.
Answered By: thats MISS jill to you. - 10/1/2007
 
Yes it is. Get a lawyer! Get one fast. I agree with David, take his advice.
Answered By: Maxine PantherFan - 10/1/2007
 
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