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Woman loses benefits over Facebook photos

November 22, 2009
 

Canadian, who was on sick leave, shown having fun at Chippendales, on trip 

BROMONT, Quebec – Photos on Facebook have cost a Canadian woman her long-term sick leave benefits.

Nathalie Blanchard has been on leave from her job at IBM in Bromont, Quebec, for the last year.

The Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported she was diagnosed with major depression and was receiving monthly sick-leave benefits.

But when a Manulife insurance agent discovered pictures of Blanchard having a good time, the payments dried up.

Blanchard said she was told by Manulife that the photos of her at a Chippendales bar show, at her birthday party and on vacation were evidence that she is no longer depressed.
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  1. May 10, 2011 2:47 pm

    WOW i can’t believe that. Depressed ppl ofter ‘look’ okay on the surface but not inside. I wonder how this panned out…

    Neil

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