Milwaukee, WI asked in Business Law for Wisconsin

Q: Is there any law stating an employee be allowed to see his/her contract?

I have a contract with my employer, but every time I ask for a copy of it I just get an excuse why he can’t do it. Are employees allowed by law to see his/her contract whenever they choose?

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: You posted this in Business Law, a logical choice, but that might be why it hadn't been picked up by an employment law attorney, who is really the person you want input from. You could repost and add Employment Law as a category. As a general legal premise for all areas of law, the practice of denying someone a copy of a contract they signed will generally work against the entity doing so. If a dispute arises, courts would frown upon such conduct. But again, you want input in terms of employment law, so it would be best for you to repost, wait for a response here from someone who knows employment law, or contact an employment law attorney directly (you could find them on this site (Find-a-Lawyer) or through your independent searches). Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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