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Employee Record Retention

How Long to Keep Employee Files

How long to keep employee files depends on the type of document - there is not a single period that fits all.

employee record retention	Federal laws sets retention guidelines. Human resource management should follow those employee record retention guidelines closely for avoiding penalties. Different guidelines apply for different type of documents. Some of the most common types of records are:
  • tax-related records/payroll records
  • personnel records
  • I-9 forms
  • fair labor standards acts (FLSA) records
  • EEOC records
  • medical records
For example, EEOC regulations require that businesses keep all personnel/employment records for one year. Tax-related records need generally to be kept for seven years. However, there are many subsets of rules for the common and other types of records. That makes knowing all the ins and outs a real challenge. That is where our training will help you to stay on top of all the requirements.

Employee Record Retention Training

The challenging employee-record retention is made much easier with the proper training.

Each organization should develop an best-practices document retention policy. Our training will educate you precisely on how to establish such policy and give definite advice on how to best follow the policy.

We offer a variety of courses depending on your need. You can choose from detailed overview courses such as:We also offer specialized courses that give the most detailed answers for individual types of records such as:In either case, tackling the complex and diverse employee record retention requirements will become a lot easier after going through our training. Browse our courses below so that you can find exactly the training that answers your questions.
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ACA: New Reporting Requirements For 2016
As per the recent Supreme Court ruling, the reporting requirements of the Affordable Care Act are effective January 1, 2016. This webinar will provide you with specifics on employer and employee reporting requirements.
Essential OSHA Injury & Illness Recordkeeping Requirements For 2015
Each year OSHA issues over $40 Million in fines to non-compliant organizations. Many of these fines are for paperwork that is not filled out correctly. Join us to learn how to avoid recordkeeping mistakes that could cost your company millions!
OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements
If you are subject to the new OSHA rules, you need to know what records you are required to keep and how to keep them. This audio conference is designed to give you a crash course on just that!
HR Basics: Employee Files And Recordkeeping
A company needs a recordkeeping system in regards to its employee records that works for the business, supports legal requirements, and also works for the people who are using that system so they can make good decisions.
OSHA Records: What To Record, When And How To Record It, And How Long To Keep It
OSHA’s recordkeeping requirements can often seem confusing and unduly burdensome to employers, particularly when resources are tight, staff is spread thin, and other priorities take precedence.
HR Recordkeeping Requirements: From Hire...To...Fire...Or Retire
This training program covers the hot spots in documentation. It provides tips for proper documentation procedures, as well as how your documentation can help protect your organization.
Safety Recordkeeping: 10 Common Mistakes To Avoid
This interactive audio conference covers the hot spots in safety documentation that most employers experience. You will learn tips for proper documentation procedures, as well as how effective documentation can help protect your organization.
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