3.5.5 Personnel Records

adopted: Sep-1990
last revised: Feb-2010

All information contained in personnel files is the property of Richland Community College and is considered confidential. Employees must inform the College’s Human Resources office of any necessary updates to their personnel file.

Employees have the right to review and make copies of their respective personnel files at their own expense pursuant to the Personnel Records Review Act (820 ILCS 40/1 - 40/13 as amended). Employees will need to notify Human Resources in writing prior to review and/or copying of their personnel record. The College will comply with all requests within seven (7) working days of the request. Personnel records shall not be released to a third party unless authorized by the employee in writing or as otherwise permitted or required by law.