By Renate Walker and Erin Dougherty Foley

Seyfarth Synopsis: Plaintiffs often have difficulty producing evidence of comparators when attempting to prove unlawful discrimination because records contained in personnel files are confidential, but any attempts to gather such evidence must be lawful. An employee’s unauthorized review and disclosure of confidential personnel files, in violation of state law, was recently ruled not
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By Tracy Billows, Abigail Cahak, and Annette Kim

When it comes to managing your company’s human resources and protecting the business in the event of a lawsuit, half the battle is ensuring that your organization maintains complete and accurate personnel records. The information below is aimed to help you do just that.

What Should Be In Your Personnel
Continue Reading Making a List, Checking It Twice: What Should (and Shouldn’t) Be In Your Company’s Personnel Files