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Jun 21, 2017

PA Supreme Court Decides that Former Employees are Not Entitled to Review their Personnel File

When an employee is terminated, the first question they have is “why?” Employees in Pennsylvania who were not happy with the answer or who wanted to verify the explanation had the right, for a reasonable period of time after termination, to review their personnel file. » Read More

Jan 26, 2016

Inspection of Personnel Files by Terminated Employee

The Pennsylvania Personnel Files Act governs an employee’s right to inspect his or her personnel file.  Although the Act clearly applies only to “any person currently employed, laid off with re-employment rights, or on a leave of absence,” the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court recently expanded the definition of “current employee.”  » Read More