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Private data for jobs

Meshack

This is nothing new. Background checks have been happening for many years.
It’s now coming to light because of the Data Privacy Act.

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On Fri, Jan 17, 2020 at 9:48 AM meshack emakunat via kictanet <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> Hello
>
> A colleague of mine has just been given several consent forms to sign from
> HR. They pertain to allowing a company called Peleza to investigate her
> background.
>
> Question:
>
> 1. Is this morally right that two companies can trade information
> (Private) for jobs?
> 2. Does it mean that this company literally buying private
> information about its employees to guarantee their retention?
>
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