Employment Records and Credit Checks
Your employer can share certain information about you without your permission, such as:
With the exceptions below, other personal information can’t be disclosed without your permission.
Exceptions to the statute are: employers that are financial institutions as defined under law; credit reports required to be obtained by employers by law; and credit reports “substantially related to the employee’s current or potential job.” These “substantially related” reports are allowable if the position:
Involves access to the employer’s nonfinancial assets valued at $2,005 or more, including, but not limited to, museum and library collections and to prescription drugs and other pharmaceuticals.
Former employers can share information regarding your work performance from your personnel file.