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§126‑25.  Remedies of employee objecting to material in file.

An employee, former employeeor applicant for employment who objects to material in his file may place inhis file a statement relating to the material he considers to be inaccurate ormisleading. An employee, former employee or applicant for employment whoobjects to material in his file because he considers it inaccurate ormisleading may seek the removal of such material from his file in accordancewith the grievance procedure of that department, including appeal to the StatePersonnel Commission. When a department, division, bureau, commission, or otheragency agrees or is ordered by the State Personnel Commission or by the GeneralCourt of Justice of this State to remove inaccurate or misleading material froman employee's file, which information was placed in the file by the supervisoror other agent of management, it shall destroy the original and all copies ofthe material removed and may not retain any inaccurate or misleading informationderived from the material removed. (1975, c. 257, s. 1; c. 667,s. 2; 1977, c. 866, s. 11; 1985, c. 638.)