50A.25.030  <<  50A.25.040 >>   50A.25.050

Access to records and informationIndividualsEmployersThird parties.

(1) An individual shall have access to all records and information concerning that individual held by the department unless the information is exempt from disclosure under RCW 42.56.410.
(2) An employer shall have access to:
(a) Its own records relating to any claim or determination for family or medical leave benefits by an individual;
(b) Records and information relating to a decision to allow or deny benefits if the decision is based on material information provided by the employer; and
(c) Records and information related to that employer's premium assessment.
(3) The department may disclose records and information deemed confidential under this chapter to a third party acting on behalf of an individual or employer that would otherwise be eligible to receive records under subsection (1) or (2) of this section when the department receives a signed release from the individual or employer. The release must include a statement:
(a) Specifically identifying the information that is to be disclosed;
(b) That state government files will be accessed to obtain that information;
(c) Of the specific purpose or purposes for which the information is sought and a statement that information obtained under the release will only be used for that purpose or purposes; and
(d) Indicating all the parties who may receive the information disclosed.
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