Save it, Shred it, Delete It? Employee Record Retention for HR

recording Save it, Shred it, Delete It? Employee Record Retention for HR

You Will Learn:

  • How to determine when and how long to retain I-9 forms
  • Methods to pinpoint what employee personnel files should – and should not – include
  • Special handling instructions for medical records
  • When you can get rid of former employee personnel files
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Which one of those seemingly innocent-looking papers on your desk is "just clutter"... and which could get you sued?

As an HR professional one of your primary responsibilities is to maintain personnel records. But you can’t keep everything, and you can’t toss it all either.

Do you know how long to keep records, how they should be stored, and who should have access to various files?

This information-packed webinar explores how to implement an organized and legally compliant document retention policy, and delves into the legal dos and don’ts for managing your personnel files

Learning Objectives

In just 75 minutes, you will learn:

  • Defining “document” in today’s technology
  • Identifying the documents under your “possession, custody or control”
  • Document timeline: How long do you need to keep specific documents
  • Special handling for medical records
  • Understanding document retention when impending or current litigation is at hand
  • I-9 Forms: When and how long to retain
  • Former employee personnel files: Can you get rid of them?
  • Updates to regulations that impact record retention
  • Retention for documents connected to EEOC charges and related records
  • Employees’ personnel files: what they should – and should not – include

Product ID: 5387

Bonus Material

Your webinar includes the top-selling guide, Record Retention Compliance & Best Practices – a $249 value – absolutely FREE!

Record Retention Compliance & Best PracticesThis comprehensive, 55 page guide gives you all the guidance and support materials you and your managers need to ensure record retention compliance including:

  • Benefits of a Quality Records Retention Program
  • What Is an Effective Records Program?
  • Records Retention is a Company-Wide Project
  • Creating a Successful Program
  • Policy
  • Procedures
  • Litigation Holds
  • Implementation Of Your Retention Policy
  • You Can Retain Too Much
  • Going Paperless
  • Medical Records

This essential guide also includes finger-tip access to 25 extra pages of sample materials and relevant policy information, including:

  1. Suggested Retention Guidelines
  2. The FLSA Fact Sheet
  3. The FMLA Forms
  4. Sample Record Retention and Destruction Policy
  5. Record Retention Policy Checklist

So, don’t delay! Order this information-packed webinar TODAY and get Record Retention Compliance & Best Practices absolutely FREE! You save $249.00!

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Jason Priebe
Jason Priebe
Senior Counsel, Seyfarth Shaw

Jason Priebe is senior counsel in Seyfarth Shaw's Chicago office and is the Midwest regional manager for Seyfarth's eDiscovery and Information Governance (eDIG) group. Mr. Priebe is licensed to practice law in Georgia and Illinois. His current practice focuses on issues involved in electronic discovery preparedness, planning and execution, as well as information privacy, information governance and data security.

Emily A. Dorner
Emily A. Dorner
Attorney, Seyfarth Shaw

Emily Dorner is an attorney in the eDiscovery and Information Governance practice group of Seyfarth Shaw LLP's Chicago office.  Ms. Dorner has experience conducting and managing document review, researching and writing records retention policies, and consulting clients regarding eDiscovery best practices.

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