2012 | Save Our Port.com

By: Saveourport  05-Apr-2012

 It is deeply disturbing that Ports of Auckland is prepared to spread confidential information from individual personnel files as part of a PR campaign against their workers’ campaign for secure jobs, the CTU said today.

Following media interviews given by Ports workers, a blogger has been publishing private information about their employment. CTU president Helen Kelly said information released on the blog over recent days included detailed information from staff personnel files, which only a few people in the company could realistically have had access to.

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