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Act 397 of 1978
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Act 397 of 1978

AN ACT to permit employees to review personnel records; to provide criteria for the review; to prescribe the information which may be contained in personnel records; and to provide penalties.

History: 1978, Act 397, Eff. Jan. 1, 1979
Popular Name: Right-to-Know

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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 423.501SectionShort title; definitions.
Section 423.502SectionPersonnel record information excluded from personnel record; use in judicial or quasi-judicial proceeding.
Section 423.503SectionReview of personnel record by employee.
Section 423.504SectionCopy of information in personnel record; fee; mailing.
Section 423.505SectionDisagreement with information contained in personnel record; agreement to remove or correct information; statement; legal action to have information expunged.
Section 423.506SectionDivulging disciplinary report, letter of reprimand, or other disciplinary action; notice; exceptions.
Section 423.507SectionReview of personnel record before releasing information; deletion of disciplinary reports, letters of reprimand, or other records; exceptions.
Section 423.508SectionGathering or keeping certain information prohibited; exceptions; information as part of personnel record.
Section 423.509SectionInvestigation of criminal activity by employer; separate file of information; notice to employee; destruction or notation of final disposition of file and copies; prohibited use of information; release of information to certain law enforcement agencies.
Section 423.510SectionRight of access to records not diminished.
Section 423.511SectionViolation; action to compel compliance; jurisdiction; contempt; damages.
Section 423.512SectionEffective date.
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