Should You Share Investigation Files With Suspended Employees?

Published: February 22, 2016

Question: I have an employee who was suspended for insubordination. He has requested that we interview the witness, which I had already done, and he would like to review. Am I required to share the statements/documentation with him?

Answer: The employee is question is not entitled to review the employer's investigation file, including any witness statements, notes, or other documents that were relevant to, and made part of, the investigation and we do not recommend that the employer disclose the same. More.