Though it is not required by law, the best practice for a
company in New York is to retain its employees' personnel files for the
length of the employee's employment plus five years .
This is the case, among other reasons, because an
individual may file a lawsuit under the New York City...
One repeat question that I seem to receive is whether employees have a right to see their personnel files. At least in Ohio, the answer is “no”—with three key exceptions:
Medical Records. Ohio Revised Code 4113.23(A) provides employees access to their own medical records from...