The Union has been notified by Verizon Management that ANTHEM healthcare has suffered a significant cyber security breach. Anthem is the plan administrator for a large portion of Verizon’s healthcare plans.

Initial reports indicate that 80 million customer and employee records have been compromised up to and including names, email addresses, birthdays, mailing addresses, medical card numbers and social security numbers.

Verizon is working closely with Anthem in an effort to safeguard its employees. Anthem will notify those affected by the breach directly and provide at no cost credit monitoring and identity theft protection.

Please check www.anthemfacts.com or call 877-263-7995 for any questions regarding this incident.

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