An employer may use this policy to inform employees how their information will be stored and managed, and to what extent the employee or others may inspect such information. Taking precautions will ensure that confidential employee records are protected from unauthorized use and disclosure, preventing employers from incurring criminal penalties and money damages.
An employer may use this policy to create a clear document retention policy in their employee handbook. Destroying documents on a regular basis is cost effective for the employer as retention of documents is costly and voluminous.
An employer may use this policy to inform employees about the procedures and protocol for maintaining the confidentiality of personal employee information. Various state and federal laws mandate that much of this information be kept confidential and employers who fail to protect the privacy rights of their employees in those states can incur stiff penalties.
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An employer may use this checklist for guidance on how to conduct a proper review of records to identify which employee information material must be retained and for how long. Federal law requires that certain types of employee information must be retained.
An employer may use this policy to ensure that the employer has secured its right to terminate employment at-will. The At-will Employment Policy should be communicated to all at-will employees at the commencement of employment.
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