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Employee File

The Barton Law Firm helps force employers to give employees

access to their employee files.

Here are legal citations and information you might find helpful:

Washington State:


RCW 49.12.250 (Inspection of file);

RCW 49.12.260 (Inspection of file - limitations).

Pierce County:


PCC 3.20.035 (Recordkeeping - county employees only).




SMC 4.04.070 (Rights of Employees - city employees only).

I have the right to see what my employer put in my file.

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