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SSN Protections Act 805

April 1st, 2013

In Michigan the Social Security Number Privacy Act (Act 454 of 2004) was signed into law in December of 2004 as a means of protecting individuals from identity theft. The purpose of this act is to require companies to put protections and limits on access to social security numbers (SSN) obtained in the course of doing business. Since this is a human resource article, I am going to focus on the SSNs that may be obtained through the employment relationship. Many businesses may obtain SSN from clients and/or vendors and therefore apply this law to these other aspects of their business.

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