Access to Personnel Files in Connecticut
Employers in Connecticut must conform with these state rules regarding employee access to personnel records.
Law Affects Private Employers: Yes
Advance Request Required: Yes
Access to Information Limited: Yes
Information Can Be Copied: Yes
Employer Agent Can Be Present During View: Yes
Dispute Procedure Specified: Yes
File Retention Period Specified: Yes, at least one year after termination of employment
Fine, Penalties Provided: Yes
Effective October 1, 2013, employers are required to permit employees to inspect and, if requested, copy their personnel file not more than seven business days (not more than ten business days for former employees), after the receipt of a written request from an employee.