2006 Michigan Compiled Laws - Act 397 of 1978


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

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 423.501Short title; definitions.
Section 423.502Personnel record information excluded from personnel record; use in judicial or quasi-judicial proceeding.
Section 423.503Review of personnel record by employee.
Section 423.504Copy of information in personnel record; fee; mailing.
Section 423.505Disagreement with information contained in personnel record; agreement to remove or correct information; statement; legal action to have information expunged.
Section 423.506Divulging disciplinary report, letter of reprimand, or other disciplinary action; notice; exceptions.
Section 423.507Review of personnel record before releasing information; deletion of disciplinary reports, letters of reprimand, or other records; exception.
Section 423.508Gathering or keeping certain information prohibited; exceptions; information as part of personnel record.
Section 423.509Investigation 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.
Section 423.510Right of access to records not diminished.
Section 423.511Violation; action to compel compliance; jurisdiction; contempt; damages.
Section 423.512Effective date.

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