Tag Archives: Workers

Pharmacy chain leaks personal details of 24,000 workers

A major pharmacy chain has apologised after admitting sensitive employee information was leaked. The details of more than 24,000 staff and locum workers employed by the Manchester-based Well Pharmacy group were accidentally included in an email. The leaked data included names, addresses, phone and payroll numbers and email addresses. The company has stressed that no… Read More »

Virginia poultry plant investigated after 50 workers sickened with rare infectious disease

Common symptoms of a Psittacosis infection include headache, fever and chills, as well as a dry cough and muscle aches, according to the CDC.  (iStock) Health officials are investigating a poultry plant in New Market, Virginia, after 50 employees were recently sickened by Psittacosis, a rare illness humans typically contract through infected birds. The infectious disease,… Read More »