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Is an employer required to provide ex-employees copies of…

Is an employer required...

Is an employer required to provide ex-employees copies of their timesheets after the employee is terminated?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Florida

Lawyer's Assistant: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?

There was no formal written employment contract. It was a full time position.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

It was a relatively short employment period; less than 6 months.

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Florida does not have a statute that requiers a former employer to release copies of timesheets to a prior employee.

If the employee has a valid reason for the request (ie wage act violations) then the employee would need to file suit for that cause of action, and then during discovery (ie subpoenas, request for production, request for admission) request that information which the employer would then be obligated to produce unless there was a basis for challenging the request (ie overbroad, irrelevant, etc).

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
If an employee kept personal copies of time sheets with specific client information on them without the employers permission, could the employer take legal action against the former employee?

I'm sorry I'm not set up for phone calls so that has been placed in the queue for the contributors that participate in that premium service.

If the information retained by the employee is deemed proprietary and is in violation of company policy then the employer may seek an injunction requiring the employee to turn over that information.

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