Is a company liable for carelessly exposing social security numbers of job applicants?

Question Details: On the first day of training for a new job, I was handed a page which on the opposite side was a job application with a recent applicants name, social security number, birthday and address. When I complained to the account manager, he claimed he didnt notice it. I quit soon after because I did not like the account manager's unprofessional attitude. I wanted to pick up my final paycheck but it was mailed instead and lost in the mail. The company claims I have to wait 30 days for a replacement. I believe the account manager retaliated because I quit and complained about the SSN's being exposed. What can I do to protect the ID's of those whose SS were exposed?

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