Personnel Records Policy

The policy provides guidance to state agencies and universities on maintaining and disclosing personnel records in compliance with Article 7 of G.S. 126. The policy includes a definition for personnel records, identifies which records are open to public inspection and which records are to maintained as confidential, releasing confidential information, safekeeping of records, and penalties for releasing confidential information. In addition, the policy includes how employees can object to material in the personnel file.