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§ 1321. Definitions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 43 P.S. Labor

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 43 P.S. Labor (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 23. Inspection of Employment Records Law
43 P.S. § 1321
§ 1321. Definitions
The following words and phrases when used in this act shall have, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, the meanings given to them in this section:
“Employee.” Any person currently employed, laid off with reemployment rights or on leave of absence. The term “employee” shall not include applicants for employment or any other person.
“Employer.” Any individual, person, partnership, association, corporation, the Commonwealth, any of its political subdivisions or any agency, authority, board or commission created by them.
“Personnel file.” If maintained by the employer, any application for employment, wage or salary information, notices of commendations, warning or discipline, authorization for a deduction or withholding of pay, fringe benefit information, leave records, employment history with the employer, including salary information, job title, dates of changes, retirement record, attendance records and performance evaluations. The term “personnel file” shall not include records of an employee relating to the investigation of a possible criminal offense, letters of reference, documents which are being developed or prepared for use in civil, criminal or grievance procedures, medical records or materials which are used by the employer to plan for future operations or information available to the employee under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (84 Stat. 1127-1136, 15 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq.)


1978, Nov. 26, P.L. 1212, No. 286, § 1, effective in 60 days. Amended 1990, Nov. 29, P.L. 596, No. 149, § 1, imd. effective.
43 P.S. § 1321, PA ST 43 P.S. § 1321
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 32. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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