Thursday, March 17, 2011

Private Investigator News: Oklahoma State employee birth date issue in limbo as Oklahoma Supreme Court considers appeals

"A pending case before the Oklahoma Supreme Court about the disclosure of state employee birth dates has led to little enthusiasm at the Legislature to add employee exemptions to the Open Records Act."

"In February 2010, The Oklahoman made an open records request to the Office of Personnel Management for basic information, including name, salary, title, birth dates and employee identification numbers for all state employees.

The newspaper made the request in an effort to check the backgrounds of public employees. Without a secondary identifier like a birth date, it's almost impossible to distinguish between people with common names in court records or other public documents."

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Location Oakland, Ca | San Francisco, Ca | California - Private Investigator