DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Employee access to personnel records. Provides that an employer, upon written request from an employee, shall allow the employee to review the employee's personnel records. Provides procedures if the employee disagrees with the recorded information. Prohibits an employer from gathering or retaining records of certain employee activities. Provides that an employer may keep a separate file when investigating certain criminal, destructive, or disruptive activities. Provides that a court may award damages to an employee if the employer violates any of these provisions, along with attorney's fees and court costs. Provides that information concerning findings of fact and decisions in which final action was taken and that resulted in the suspension without pay or discharge of a public employee is a public record.