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Personnel files: Identifying vulnerable record-keeping practices

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Most employees go after records or attack your record-keeping practices when they initiate lawsuits. Most lawsuits in this area center on poor references by managers, the collection of inappropriate records, or the release of sensitive information to an unauthorized person.

Here are 10 steps you should take now to reduce your liability:

  1. Restrict access to employee records to those with a business need-to-know.
  2. Examine your record-keeping practices periodically and communicate them to all employees.
  3. Review each employee's file annually and remove all dated or inappropriate information.
  4. Provide a preprinted request form to allow employees to set an appointment to examine their records.
  5. Provide a private, quiet room where employees are allowed to examine their records.
  6. Have a knowledgeable person available who can interpret records and help employees correct mistakes or respond to unfavorable char...(register to read more)

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