MSPA Civil Money Penalties in the Wage Hour Investigative Support and Reporting Database (WHISARD).
Wage and Hour National Office (NO), Regional Offices (RO) and District Offices (DO), see The Appendix of this document for addresses.
CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
All persons investigated and assessed civil money penalties (CMPs) under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA).
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Records contained in this system include names, addresses, Social Security numbers, complaint information, employer information, employer/employee interviews, payroll information, housing and/or vehicle inspection reports, outcome of investigation, notification of determination to assess a CMP, hearing requests and/or subsequent legal documents.
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
5 U.S.C. 301; Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act, as amended (MSPA), 29 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.
To maintain records on persons assessed MSPA CMPs and all actions connected therewith.
ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:
None, except for those routine uses listed in the General Prefatory Statement to this document.
DISCLOSURE OF CONSUMER REPORT AGENCIES:
POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Files are stored electronically and/or on paper. RETRIEVABILITY:
Records are retrieved by employer name, Employer Identification Number, case file number or Act violated.
Accessed by authorized personnel only. Computer security safeguards are used for electronically stored data and locked locations for paper files.
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
Records in this system are retained for 12 years, and then disposed of in accordance with Records Schedule N1-155-11-003, Item 3.
SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:
Administrator, Wage and Hour Division, Room S-3502, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20210.
Inquiries should be mailed to the System Manager.
RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:
A request for access should be mailed to the System Manager.
CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:
A petition for amendment should be mailed to the System Manager.
RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
Records in this system include information regarding the subject of the investigation, employer(s), employee(s) (present and/or former), insurance companies, other government agencies, court documents, and previous investigations (if applicable).
SYSTEMS EXEMPTED FROM CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ACT:
In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(2), investigatory material in this system of records compiled for law enforcement purposes is exempt from subsections (c)(3); (d); (e)(1); (e)(4)(G), (H), and (I); and (f) of 5 U.S.C. 552a provided however, that if any individual is denied any right, privilege, or benefit that he or she would otherwise be entitled to by Federal law, or for which he or she would otherwise be eligible, as a result of the maintenance of these records, such material shall be provided to the individual, except to the extent that the disclosure of such material would reveal the identity of a source who furnished information to the Government under an express promise that the identity of the source would be held in confidence.