A.B. 2674 significantly changes the obligations of California employers, and the rights of current and former employees, regarding employees’ personnel files.


Previously, Labor Code section 1198.5 allowed employees to inspect their personnel records at reasonable intervals and times.  As amended, the section now more closely resembles another law spelling out employees’ rights to review and obtain copies of their payroll records, California Labor Code section 226.  Download the PDF: AB 2674 – Employees’ Right to Inspect Personnel Records