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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1609         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1397

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Jonathan Hecht

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act related to personnel records.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Jonathan Hecht

29th Middlesex

William N. Brownsberger

 

Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1609        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1397

By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1397) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to employees' access to personnel records.  Labor and Workforce Development. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act related to personnel records.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1.  Section 52C of Chapter 149 of the General Laws, as amended by Section 148 of Chapter 240 of the Acts of 2010, is hereby amended by striking out the fifth paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-

              Any employer receiving a written request from an employee shall provide the employee with an opportunity to review his personnel record within five business days of such request.  The review shall take place at the place of employment and during normal business hours.  An employee shall be given a copy of his personnel record within five business days of submission of a written request for such copy to his employer.

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