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Personnel Records and Privacy

The Alliance has compiled this set of personnel records and privacy resources from throughout the nonprofit and museum sector.

Policies and Laws

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission provides a helpful set of resources concerning records management.

Report of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Automated Personal Data Systems

The Electronic Privacy Information Center shares the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare’s Code of Fair Information Practice in 1973. It has become a part of most of the privacy laws in the United States.

What’s In a Personnel File & What Should Not Be

Management Advantage discusses the kinds of records that should be kept in a personnel file. It also lists the type of records (such as medical) that should be retained in a separately protected file.

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