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Data Practices and Personnel Data
December 2019 | Article | Uploaded in:
MCIT members asking individuals from outside their public entity to assist in the hiring process should keep the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (MGDPA) in mind. Individuals who are not employed by the public entity may be limited in what data they are entitled to view without the applicant’s permission.
October 2018 | Article | Uploaded in:
A key component in gathering information about potential new hires is the employment application. MCIT recommends that members periodically review their employment application to see if it has a clean bill of health: is it legally compliant and does it meet the needs of the public entity?
May 2017 | PDF | Uploaded in:
The Minnesota Government Data Practices Act requires records containing government data be kept in such an arrangement and condition as to make them easily accessible for convenient use (Minn. Stat. § 13.03, subd. 1). This Resource assists in personnel data maintenance for purposes of the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act. Topics covered in this resource include: 1) data classifications, including public personnel data, private personnel data and confidential personnel data; 2) collection of private or confidential data from individuals and Tennessen Warning; 3) release and responses to requests for government data relative to public personnel data, private personnel data, confidential personnel data, data that contains both public and nonpublic data, denying access to data, reproduction fees for records, protection of employees and others; 4) location of government personnel data; 5) data subject's ability to challenge data accuracy; 6) records retention issues related to government personnel data; and 7) risk management recommendations for maintaining government personnel data.
January 2016 | Article | Uploaded in:
Individual privacy and accident investigations can conflict when individual private data is shared with safety committee investigating a workplace accident.
June 2015 | Article | Uploaded in:
When seeking advice or a second opinion regarding a personnel issue, it is important to keep the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (MGDPA) in mind.