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Access to Employee Personnel File Policy

Employee personnel records are maintained by the human resources department. As required by law, some records relating to medical issues and internal investigations are maintained in separate files. For purposes of this policy, a personnel file includes records related to performance and training as well as other records used for hiring, promotion and disciplinary decisions. The personnel file does not include any reference checks, medical records or investigation files. Depending upon the circumstances, employees may be provided access to records pertaining to internal investigations, with appropriate redactions to protect the rights of others.

Employees, or their representative, may request access to their personnel file by submitting a request to human resources in writing. Upon receipt of the written request, human resources will schedule an appointment to view the file during normal office hours. Employees are not permitted to remove any documents from the personnel file but may provide a written response to any document in the personnel file. Written responses will be attached to the original document in the personnel file.

Employees may also request copies of documents in their personnel file. Requests for copies must be made in writing to human resources.


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