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Submission + - HR Departments Tell Equifax Your Entire Salary History (nbcnews.com)

chiguy writes: From NBC News:
"The Equifax credit reporting agency, with the aid of thousands of human resource departments around the country, has assembled...[a database]...containing 190 million employment and salary records covering more than one-third of U.S. adults...[Equifax] says [it] is adding 12 million records annually."

This salary information is for sale: "Its database is so detailed that it contains week-by-week paystub information dating back years for many individuals, as well as ... health care provider, whether someone has dental insurance and if they’ve ever filed an unemployment claim."

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HR Departments Tell Equifax Your Entire Salary History

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