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Published on Friday, June 5, 2015

Public records exemptions apply to former employees

The Public Records Act (PRA) provides disclosure exemptions for public employees and applicants. These exemptions include material related to private contact information and resumes. A recent decision by the Washington State Court of Appeals held that in addition to current employees, former employees are also protected.

The Municipal Research and Services Center (MRSC) recently wrote a blog post on the subject. Check it out here.

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