Morrisons found liable for staff data leak in landmark ruling


Workers whose details were leaked by disgruntled employee may be able to claim compensation but supermarket will appeal

Morrisons has been found liable for a former employee leaking personal information about nearly 100,000 members of staff in a landmark case which could prompt companies to limit workers’ access to data.

The ruling opens the way to potential compensation for the workers, although the supermarket chain said it would appeal against the judgment.

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