This information-packed webinar guides you through the complexities of the Golden State’s recordkeeping requirements and provides detailed guidance for implementing an organized and legally compliant document retention policy.
- How long various types of records need to be retained, as well as guidelines for defensible destruction practices
- Legal and technical definitions of “document” and “electronically stored information,” including California and federal law nuances
- How to identify documents within your “possession, custody or control”
- Best practices for formats and organization of retained records
- The impact of anticipated or pending litigation on document retention requirements
- Retention periods for important employee records, including: payroll; timecard; and tax documents
Our expert faculty will also explore the legal dos and don’ts for managing your personnel files.
- Employee personnel files: what they should – and should not – include
- Former employee personnel files: When can you get rid of them?
- Recent legal and regulatory developments that impact record retention
- Retention for documents connected to state and federal administrative proceedings
- Special handling for PHI (protected health information) and PPI (personally identifiable information), as well as the overlap between state and federal protections for sensitive information
- Impact of recent developments in European and other international privacy laws on California employees
Product ID: 17546
Plus, you get Record Retention Compliance & Best Practices – a $347 value – absolutely FREE!
This comprehensive, 55 page guide gives you all the guidance and support materials you and your managers need to ensure record retention compliance including:
• Creating a Successful Program
• Policy & Procedures
• Litigation Holds
• Implementation of Your Retention Policy
• You Can Retain Too Much
• Going Paperless
• Medical Records
• I-9 Forms
• Suggested Retention Guidelines
• FLSA Fact Sheet
• FMLA Forms
• Sample Record Retention and Destruction Policy
• Record Retention Policy Checklist
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Kathleen F. McConnell
CIPP/US, Senior Counsel, eDiscovery and Information Governance, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Kathleen McConnell is senior counsel in the San Francisco office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. Her practice focuses on issues associated with electronic discovery, information governance, and data privacy. She regularly assists clients by developing cost-effective strategies for the preservation, collection, review, and production of electronically stored information, including for cross-border matters. She has also advised clients on record retention and information management.
Counsel, eDiscovery and Information Governance, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Jaime Raba’s legal practice is dedicated to information governance including eDiscovery litigation response, information security and information technology issues. He draws on his technical background in advising clients on matters involving data analysis, privacy, forensics, legacy systems and technology risk management. He counsels clients on cost-effective eDiscovery in complex litigation proceedings on topics including preservation, litigation holds, collection, review, production and complex privilege issues.
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