PARRAMATTA, Australia -- Woolworths Ltd. here has rolled out to 435 stores a new technology that electronically captures the characteristics of employees' fingerprints for labor management applications. The identification verification units are currently being used for time-and-attendance purposes in Woolworths Supermarkets and as a security device to control access to the company's data processing center. Australia's largest supermarket retailer pilot tested the system in one store last ...

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