Oil Co. Says HR Staffer Killed Files Minutes After Getting Fired

Law360 (April 13, 2020, 5:45 PM EDT) -- A human resources staffer at an oilfield services company took revenge for being fired by deleting some of the outfit's data files minutes after she was notified of her termination, according to a Texas state court lawsuit. 

Covenant Testing Technologies LLC asked Harris County District Court on Friday for an injunction to prevent Kiersten Judge from sharing personal identification information the company believes she may have copies of. It is also seeking unspecified damages of up to $100,000 for coded workflow and historical data files she allegedly deleted that may be lost forever.

Judge, a human resources compliance coordinator, was fired Thursday...

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