Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of Updated Systems of Records, 22393-22394 [E8-8907]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 81 / Friday, April 25, 2008 / Notices administrative, and personnel security measures ensure confidentiality and integrity of system data. Access is limited to authorized individuals. RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Applications will be maintained for as long as the applicant is an eligible participant in the subsidy program. System records are retained and disposed of according to GSA records maintenance and disposition schedules and the requirements of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). SYSTEM MANAGER AND ADDRESS: Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer (C), Office of Human Capital Management (CH), General Services Administration, 1800 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20405. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES: Inquiries should be directed to the system manager at the above address. RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: Requests for access to records should be directed to the system manager. GSA rules for accessing records under the Privacy Act are provided in 41 CFR part 105–64. RECORD CONTESTING PROCEDURES: Requests to correct records should be directed to the system manager. GSA rules for contesting record contents and for appealing determinations are provided in 41 CFR part 105–64. RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: Sources for information in the system are: Employees submitting applications for transit subsidies. [FR Doc. E8–8906 Filed 4–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–14–M GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of Updated Systems of Records General Services Administration. ACTION: Notice. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: GSA reviewed its Privacy Act systems to ensure that they are relevant, necessary, accurate, up-to-date, covered by the appropriate legal or regulatory authority, and in response to OMB M– 07–16. This notice is a compilation of updated Privacy Act system of record notices. DATES: Effective May 27, 2008. Call or e-mail the GSA Privacy Act Officer: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:20 Apr 24, 2008 Jkt 214001 telephone 202–208–1317; e-mail sa.privacyact@gsa.gov. GSA Privacy Act Officer (CIB), General Services Administration, 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20405. ADDRESSES: GSA undertook and completed an agency wide review of its Privacy Act systems of records. As a result of the review GSA is publishing updated Privacy Act systems of records notices. Rather than make numerous piecemeal revisions, GSA is republishing updated notices for one of its systems. Nothing in the revised system notices indicates a change in authorities or practices regarding the collection and maintenance of information. Nor do the changes impact individuals’ rights to access or amend their records in the systems of records. The updated system notices also includes the new requirement from OMB Memorandum M–07–16 regarding a new routine use that allows agencies to disclose information in connection with a response and remedial efforts in the event of a data breach. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: April 16, 2008. Cheryl M. Paige, Director, Office of Information Management. GSA/HRO–10 SYSTEM NAME: Grievance Records. SYSTEM LOCATION: The records are located in the Office of Human Resources Services at GSA or office in GSA in which grievances were filed. The offices are as follows: Central Office, Central Office Human Resources Division (CHP), General Services Administration, 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20405, (202) 501– 0040. National Capital Region, Human Resources Office (WCP), General Services Administration, 7th and D Streets SW., Washington, DC 20407, (202) 708–5335. New England Region, Human Resources Office (1CP), General Services Administration, 10 Causeway Street, Boston, MA 02222, (617) 565–6634. Northeast and Caribbean Region, Human Resources Office (2AR), General Services Administration, 26 Federal Plaza, New York, NY 10278, (212) 264– 8138. Mid-Atlantic Region, Human Resources Office (3CP), General Services Administration, The Strawbridge Building, 20 North Eighth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107–3191, (215) 446–4951. PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22393 Southeast Sunbelt Region, Office of Human Resources (4AH), General Services Administration, 77 Forsyth Street, Suite 650, Atlanta, GA 30303, (404) 331–3186. Great Lakes Region, Human Resources Office (5CP), General Services Administration, 230 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60604, (312) 353– 5550. The Heartland Region, Human Resources Office (6CP), General Services Administration, 1500 East Bannister Road, Kansas City, MO 64131, (816) 926–7206. Greater Southwest Region, Human Resources Office (7CP), General Services Administration, 819 Taylor Street, Room 9A00, Forth Worth, TX 76102, (817) 978–3190. Pacific Rim Region, Human Resources Office (9CP), General Services Administration, 450 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94100, (415) 744–5185. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: Current or former employees who have filed grievances with GSA under part 771 of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Regulations (5 CFR part 771) or a negotiated procedure. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: The system contains grievances filed by agency employees under part 771 of OPM regulations. It also includes files of internal grievance and arbitration systems that are established through negotiations with recognized labor unions. AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: 5 U.S.C. Chapter 75; E.O. 10577, as amended; E.O. 11491, as amended. PURPOSE: To maintain an information system documenting employee grievances, including statements of witnesses, reports of interviews and hearings, examiner’s findings and recommendations, a copy of the original and final decision, and related correspondence and exhibits. ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES: System information may be accessed and used by authorized Federal agency employees or contractors to conduct official duties. Information from this system also may be disclosed as a routine use: a. In any legal proceeding, where pertinent, to which GSA is a party before a court or administrative body. b. To disclose information to any source from which additional E:\FR\FM\25APN1.SGM 25APN1 sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 22394 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 81 / Friday, April 25, 2008 / Notices information is requested in the course of processing a grievance, to the extent necessary to identify the individual, inform the source of the purpose(s) of the request, and to identify the type of information requested. c. To authorized officials engaged in investigating or settling a grievance, complaint, or appeal filed by an individual who is the subject of the record. d. To a Federal agency in connection with the hiring or retention of an employee; the issuance of a security clearance; the reporting of an investigation; the letting of a contract; or the issuance of a grant, license, or other benefit to the extent that the information is relevant and necessary to a decision. e. By GSA or the Office of Personnel Management in the production of summary description statistics and analytical studies in support of the function for which the records are collected and maintained, or for related work force studies. While published statistics do not contain individual identifiers, in some instances the selection of elements of data included in the study may be structured in such a way as to make the data individually identifiable by inference. f. To officials of the Merit Systems Protection Board, including the Office of Special Counsel; the Federal Labor Relations Authority and its General Counsel, or Equal Employment Opportunity Commission when requested in performance of their authorized duties. g. In response to a request for a discovery or for appearance of a witness, information that is relevant to the subject matter involved in a pending judicial or administrative proceeding. h. To provide information to officials of labor organizations reorganized under the Civil Service Reform Act when relevant and necessary to their duties of exclusive representation concerning personnel policies, practices, and matters affecting working conditions. i. To a Member of Congress or staff on behalf of and at the request of the individual who is the subject of the record. j. To an expert, consultant, or contractor of GSA in the performance of a Federal duty to which the information is relevant. k. To the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) for records management purposes. l. To appropriate agencies, entities, and persons when (1) the Agency suspects or has confirmed that the security or confidentiality of information in the system of records has been compromised; (2) the Agency has VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:20 Apr 24, 2008 Jkt 214001 determined that as a result of the suspected or confirmed compromise there is a risk of harm to economic or property interests, identity theft or fraud, or harm to the security or integrity of this system or other systems or programs (whether maintained by GSA or another agency or entity) that rely upon the compromised information; and (3) the disclosure made to such agencies, entities, and persons is reasonably necessary to assist in connection with GSA’s efforts to respond to the suspected or confirmed compromise and prevent, minimize, or remedy such harm. POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: The records are maintained in file folders. RETRIEVABILITY: Records reside where the grievance action is processed. The records are filed numerically and/or alphabetically by name. SAFEGUARDS: These records are maintained in lockable metal filing cabinets to which only authorized personnel have access. RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: These records are disposed of 3 years after closing of the case. Disposal is by shredding or burning. SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: The Director of Human Capital Policy and Program Management Division (CHP), Office of Human Capital Management (CH), 1800 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20405. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Current employees may obtain information about whether they are a part of the system by contacting the designated office where the action was processed. RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURE: Officials who manage records pertaining to employees who have filed grievances with GSA under part 771 of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Regulations (5 CFR part 771) or a negotiated procedure. CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: Review of a request from an individual seeking to amend a grievance record that has been the subject of a judicial or quasi-judicial process is limited in scope. Review of this type of request is restricted to determining if the record accurately documents GSA’s Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Under 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(2), this system of records is exempt from subsections (c)(3); (d); (e)(1); (e)(4)(G), (e)(4)(H), (e)(4)(I); and (f) of the Act when the records are complied for a law enforcement purpose and the record will not be used to deny a right, benefit, or privilege from the subject of the record. [FR Doc. E8–8907 Filed 4–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–34–P GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of Updated Systems of Records General Services Administration. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: GSA reviewed its Privacy Act systems to ensure that they are relevant, necessary, accurate, up-to-date, covered by the appropriate legal or regulatory authority, and in response to OMB M– 07–16. This notice is a compilation of updated Privacy Act system of record notices. DATES: Effective May 27, 2008. Call or e-mail the GSA Privacy Act Officer: telephone 202–208–1317; e-mail gsa.privacyact@gsa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests from current employees to review information about themselves should be directed to the designated office where the action was processed. For the identification required, see 41 CFR part 105–64. Frm 00074 RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: FILES EXEMPTED FROM PARTS OF THE ACT: STORAGE: PO 00000 ruling on the case and does not include a review of the merits of an action, determination, or finding. An individual who wishes to amend his or her record to correct factual errors should contact the GSA Office of Human Resources Services (CHP) or the office where the grievance was processed. The individual must also follow the GSA Privacy Act procedures on amending records (CPO 1878.1). GSA Privacy Act Officer (CIB), General Services Administration, 1800 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20405. ADDRESSES: GSA undertook and completed an agencywide review of its Privacy Act systems of records. As a result of the review GSA is publishing updated Privacy Act systems of records notices. Rather than make numerous piecemeal revisions, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\25APN1.SGM 25APN1

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GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION


Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of Updated Systems of Records

AGENCY: General Services Administration.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: GSA reviewed its Privacy Act systems to ensure that they are 
relevant, necessary, accurate, up-to-date, covered by the appropriate 
legal or regulatory authority, and in response to OMB M-07-16. This 
notice is a compilation of updated Privacy Act system of record 
notices.

DATES: Effective May 27, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Call or e-mail the GSA Privacy Act 
Officer: telephone 202-208-1317; e-mail sa.privacyact@gsa.gov.

ADDRESSES: GSA Privacy Act Officer (CIB), General Services 
Administration, 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20405.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: GSA undertook and completed an agency wide 
review of its Privacy Act systems of records. As a result of the review 
GSA is publishing updated Privacy Act systems of records notices. 
Rather than make numerous piecemeal revisions, GSA is republishing 
updated notices for one of its systems. Nothing in the revised system 
notices indicates a change in authorities or practices regarding the 
collection and maintenance of information. Nor do the changes impact 
individuals' rights to access or amend their records in the systems of 
records. The updated system notices also includes the new requirement 
from OMB Memorandum M-07-16 regarding a new routine use that allows 
agencies to disclose information in connection with a response and 
remedial efforts in the event of a data breach.

    Dated: April 16, 2008.
Cheryl M. Paige,
Director, Office of Information Management.
GSA/HRO-10

SYSTEM NAME:
    Grievance Records.

SYSTEM LOCATION:
    The records are located in the Office of Human Resources Services 
at GSA or office in GSA in which grievances were filed. The offices are 
as follows:
    Central Office, Central Office Human Resources Division (CHP), 
General Services Administration, 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 
20405, (202) 501-0040.
    National Capital Region, Human Resources Office (WCP), General
    Services Administration, 7th and D Streets SW., Washington, DC 
20407, (202) 708-5335.
    New England Region, Human Resources Office (1CP), General Services 
Administration, 10 Causeway Street, Boston, MA 02222, (617) 565-6634.
    Northeast and Caribbean Region, Human Resources Office (2AR), 
General Services Administration, 26 Federal Plaza, New York, NY 10278, 
(212) 264-8138.
    Mid-Atlantic Region, Human Resources Office (3CP), General Services 
Administration, The Strawbridge Building, 20 North Eighth Street, 
Philadelphia, PA 19107-3191, (215) 446-4951.
    Southeast Sunbelt Region, Office of Human Resources (4AH), General 
Services Administration, 77 Forsyth Street, Suite 650, Atlanta, GA 
30303, (404) 331-3186.
    Great Lakes Region, Human Resources Office (5CP), General Services 
Administration, 230 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60604, (312) 
353-5550.
    The Heartland Region, Human Resources Office (6CP), General 
Services Administration, 1500 East Bannister Road, Kansas City, MO 
64131, (816) 926-7206.
    Greater Southwest Region, Human Resources Office (7CP), General 
Services Administration, 819 Taylor Street, Room 9A00, Forth Worth, TX 
76102, (817) 978-3190.
    Pacific Rim Region, Human Resources Office (9CP), General Services 
Administration, 450 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94100, (415) 
744-5185.

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
    Current or former employees who have filed grievances with GSA 
under part 771 of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Regulations 
(5 CFR part 771) or a negotiated procedure.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
    The system contains grievances filed by agency employees under part 
771 of OPM regulations. It also includes files of internal grievance 
and arbitration systems that are established through negotiations with 
recognized labor unions.

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
    5 U.S.C. Chapter 75; E.O. 10577, as amended; E.O. 11491, as 
amended.

PURPOSE:
    To maintain an information system documenting employee grievances, 
including statements of witnesses, reports of interviews and hearings, 
examiner's findings and recommendations, a copy of the original and 
final decision, and related correspondence and exhibits.

ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES 
OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:
    System information may be accessed and used by authorized Federal 
agency employees or contractors to conduct official duties. Information 
from this system also may be disclosed as a routine use:
    a. In any legal proceeding, where pertinent, to which GSA is a 
party before a court or administrative body.
    b. To disclose information to any source from which additional

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information is requested in the course of processing a grievance, to 
the extent necessary to identify the individual, inform the source of 
the purpose(s) of the request, and to identify the type of information 
requested.
    c. To authorized officials engaged in investigating or settling a 
grievance, complaint, or appeal filed by an individual who is the 
subject of the record.
    d. To a Federal agency in connection with the hiring or retention 
of an employee; the issuance of a security clearance; the reporting of 
an investigation; the letting of a contract; or the issuance of a 
grant, license, or other benefit to the extent that the information is 
relevant and necessary to a decision.
    e. By GSA or the Office of Personnel Management in the production 
of summary description statistics and analytical studies in support of 
the function for which the records are collected and maintained, or for 
related work force studies. While published statistics do not contain 
individual identifiers, in some instances the selection of elements of 
data included in the study may be structured in such a way as to make 
the data individually identifiable by inference.
    f. To officials of the Merit Systems Protection Board, including 
the Office of Special Counsel; the Federal Labor Relations Authority 
and its General Counsel, or Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 
when requested in performance of their authorized duties.
    g. In response to a request for a discovery or for appearance of a 
witness, information that is relevant to the subject matter involved in 
a pending judicial or administrative proceeding.
    h. To provide information to officials of labor organizations 
reorganized under the Civil Service Reform Act when relevant and 
necessary to their duties of exclusive representation concerning 
personnel policies, practices, and matters affecting working 
conditions.
    i. To a Member of Congress or staff on behalf of and at the request 
of the individual who is the subject of the record.
    j. To an expert, consultant, or contractor of GSA in the 
performance of a Federal duty to which the information is relevant.
    k. To the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) for 
records management purposes.
    l. To appropriate agencies, entities, and persons when (1) the 
Agency suspects or has confirmed that the security or confidentiality 
of information in the system of records has been compromised; (2) the 
Agency has determined that as a result of the suspected or confirmed 
compromise there is a risk of harm to economic or property interests, 
identity theft or fraud, or harm to the security or integrity of this 
system or other systems or programs (whether maintained by GSA or 
another agency or entity) that rely upon the compromised information; 
and (3) the disclosure made to such agencies, entities, and persons is 
reasonably necessary to assist in connection with GSA's efforts to 
respond to the suspected or confirmed compromise and prevent, minimize, 
or remedy such harm.

POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, 
AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
STORAGE:
    The records are maintained in file folders.

RETRIEVABILITY:
    Records reside where the grievance action is processed. The records 
are filed numerically and/or alphabetically by name.

SAFEGUARDS:
    These records are maintained in lockable metal filing cabinets to 
which only authorized personnel have access.

RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
    These records are disposed of 3 years after closing of the case. 
Disposal is by shredding or burning.

SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:
    The Director of Human Capital Policy and Program Management 
Division (CHP), Office of Human Capital Management (CH), 1800 F Street, 
NW., Washington, DC 20405.

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:
    Current employees may obtain information about whether they are a 
part of the system by contacting the designated office where the action 
was processed.

RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURE:
    Requests from current employees to review information about 
themselves should be directed to the designated office where the action 
was processed. For the identification required, see 41 CFR part 105-64.

CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:
    Review of a request from an individual seeking to amend a grievance 
record that has been the subject of a judicial or quasi-judicial 
process is limited in scope. Review of this type of request is 
restricted to determining if the record accurately documents GSA's 
ruling on the case and does not include a review of the merits of an 
action, determination, or finding. An individual who wishes to amend 
his or her record to correct factual errors should contact the GSA 
Office of Human Resources Services (CHP) or the office where the 
grievance was processed. The individual must also follow the GSA 
Privacy Act procedures on amending records (CPO 1878.1).

RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
    Officials who manage records pertaining to employees who have filed 
grievances with GSA under part 771 of the Office of Personnel 
Management (OPM) Regulations (5 CFR part 771) or a negotiated 
procedure.

FILES EXEMPTED FROM PARTS OF THE ACT:
    Under 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(2), this system of records is exempt from 
subsections (c)(3); (d); (e)(1); (e)(4)(G), (e)(4)(H), (e)(4)(I); and 
(f) of the Act when the records are complied for a law enforcement 
purpose and the record will not be used to deny a right, benefit, or 
privilege from the subject of the record.

 [FR Doc. E8-8907 Filed 4-24-08; 8:45 am]
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