Customer Service Component of 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:
Individuals who contact the Wage and Hour Division for technical assistance or to file a complaint.
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
"Browse Customer List" records containing last name, first name, phone number, address, city, complaint status, case identification number, WH employee name, and contact priority.
"Employee Contact Information" records containing home address, phone numbers, fax number, e-mail address and certain information about the individual's complaint. "Employee Work Information" records containing certain employment and payroll information about the individual's complaint.
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
5 U.S.C. 301; 29 U.S.C. 201 et seq.
To provide Wage and Hour NO, ROS and DOs with an index of individuals who contact the Wage and Hour Division. This information may be used to provide assistance or facilitate the processing of a complaint.
ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:
In addition to the routine uses listed in the General Prefatory Statement to this document, relevant information may be provided to other government agencies for law enforcement purposes.
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.
Records are retrieved by the name of the individual.
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.
Individuals wishing to make inquiries regarding this system should contact the system manager, or the regional office servicing the state where they are employed (see list of the regional office addresses in the Appendix of this document).
RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:
Individuals wishing to request access to these records should contact the appropriate office listed in the Appendix.
CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:
Individuals wishing to contest or amend any records should direct their request to the appropriate system manager. In addition, the request should state clearly and concisely what information is being contested, the reason for contesting it, and the proposed amendment sought for the information.
RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
Complainants, employers, and Wage and Hour personnel.
SYSTEMS EXEMPTED FROM CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ACT: