Case Registration/Investigator Assignment Form in the Wage and 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:
Wage and Hour Investigators
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Records containing name and address, case investigation number, investigation program, investigating office, prior history of investigations, and investigating officer.
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
5 U.S.C. 301.
To provide Wage and Hour DOs with a record of employers currently undergoing investigation by Wage and Hour within the jurisdiction of that particular DO. Used to record the initial scheduling of an investigation, assignment to an Investigator and subsequent actions.
ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:
None, except for those universal 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 name of employer, by North American Industrial Code (NAIC) and/or Employer Identification Number (EIN).
Access by authorized personnel only. Computer security safeguards are used for electronically stored data and locked locations for paper files.
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
Printed forms generated by the WHISARD system will be retained by Wage and Hour in accordance with records disposal schedule N1-155-11-0003, Item 3. Database information will be deleted 12 years after final action.
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 are obtained from complainants, employers, and Wage and Hour personnel.
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.