This article written by HR Bartender does a good job of summarizing the need-to-know regarding employee files. So many employers get this wrong. I have had to completely reinvent entire filing systems, ensure compliance and gather missing documentation. This is something which if set up correctly from inception is easy to maintain, but if done incorrectly can be quite a big undertaking to correct depending on the number of employees. Employers, are you confident your files are compliant? Are you separating medical documents and I-9s from personnel files? If not, familiarize yourself now with legal requirements.
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