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    Nov 13, 2015, 07:49 AM
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    Is it legal to have regular floor employees help HR go through other employee's open enrollment forms to see if they have made changes? All of our personal information is on there?
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    Nov 13, 2015, 08:05 AM
    It may or may not be legal. But it is totally unethical.
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    Nov 13, 2015, 06:12 PM
    They can make any employee a "temp" HR helper if they want to. What personal information is the concern?

    There are no real Federal laws (in US) their may be state laws, but this would be no different than them hiring temp workers from a agency, outside the company.
    (I guess strangers looking at your personal information is better?)
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    Nov 13, 2015, 08:01 PM
    HR is just another department in most companies, and subject to the same manning policies as all the other departments of the company. Not at all illegal or unethical unless there is more to this story than written.

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