Note, though, that it is a misdemeanor offense for a business if: There are no federal laws in the United States that give employees a right to look at their personnel files. Employers must, as this article will further explain, provide payroll records, wage statement records, and personnel records to current and former employees upon request. Rptr. The site is secure. .dol-alert-status-error .alert-status-container {display:inline;font-size:1.4em;color:#e31c3d;} An agency within the U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave NW RE: Request for an Employment Verification Letter. The Records Disclosure Unit answers phone calls from 10:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, except on state holidays. Once you transfer to another agency, leave federal service or retire, your electronic Official Personnel Folder (OPF) is then either transferred to your new employing agency and must be requested from them, or it is transferred to the National Archives for storage. /*-->