Show navigation

Available in:

OnDemand Webinar
Audio & Reference Manual
MP3 Download

Document Retention and Destruction: What HR Professionals Must Know

Make sure you are in full compliance with your current document retention and destruction policies.

Many employers lack a document management policy altogether, resulting in inconsistent document retention and destruction--a surefire path to litigation and spoliation claims--and little to no reliable protection for confidential information. Another substantial number of employers rely on generic policies whose sources are unknown, are from a different industry, or rely on a different state's laws, just to cite a few of a myriad of problems with generic policies. The enormity of creating a model policy unique to a specific employer creates a psychological barrier that hinders the development and implementation of a much needed document management policy. This topic will help you learn the legal requirements for document management policies and understand how to implement the practical considerations unique to their respective companies. Best practices will be emphasized, especially litigation avoidance and satisfying legal requirements. You should be able to begin implementing the principles learned from this topic immediately.

Runtime: 95 minutes
Purchase Options

More Program Information

Why Lorman?

Over 31 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Agenda

Successful Policies and Schedules

  • The Necessity of Document Management
  • Maximum and Minimum Periods
  • State and Federal Law
  • Statutes of Limitations
  • Legal Holds
  • Practical Considerations

Traps for the Unwary

  • Internet Sources and Generic Policies
  • Mishandling Drafts
  • Duplicate Entries
  • Backups and Software

Identifying HR Records

  • The Employee File
  • Payroll Records
  • Benefit Records
  • Other Records Unique to HR

Recordkeeping

  • Disciplinary Actions
  • Investigation Materials
  • Performance Evaluations
  • Termination Documents

Confidentiality

  • Personally Identifiable Information
  • Other Privacy Issues
  • Company Confidential Information and Trade Secrets

Storage and Destruction

  • Safeguarding Records
  • The Cloud
  • Destroying Documents
Purchase Options

More Program Information

Why Lorman?

Over 31 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Credits

OnDemand Webinar

This course was last revised on April 26, 2018.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

  • SHRM 1.5
     
  • Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.5 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. Please note: This program is considered self-paced. There is a 30 PDC maximum for self-paced programs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
     

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

Audio & Reference Manual

  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • GA CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NM CLE 1.5
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

MP3 Download

  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NM CLE 1.5
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

Purchase Options

More Program Information

Why Lorman?

Over 31 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Karen A. Monsen

Karen A. Monsen

King & Sommer, PLLC

  • Attorney in the law firm of King & Sommer, PLLC
  • Practice areas include employment law, commercial litigation, technology contracts, and intellectual property with an emphasis on electronic discovery, forensic investigations, cybersecurity, and document retention and destruction implementation
  • Recognized as a San Antonio Business Journal Outstanding Lawyer in Labor and Employment in part based on her work in cybersecurity and forensic investigations of employee wrongdoing, obtaining numerous court orders to protect employer interests
  • Conducts frequent seminars and workshops on e-discovery, employment law, and document retention, including for example, “Employee Document Retention and Destruction Policies and Strategies,” “Right to Work Laws in Texas,” “Electronic Record Retention: Mistakes HR Professionals Can Avoid,” “Privacy, Social Media, and Technology Issues,” “Keep Calm and E-Discover On,” and “How Has the Supreme Court Changed Employment Practices?”
  • Wrote articles related to the areas of employment law and major contributor to E-Discovery textbook published by the State Bar of Texas; “Employment Law Issues When Buying and Selling A Business in Uncertain Times”; "When First Amendment Rights Collide," San Antonio Lawyer
  • Vice president of Programs for the San Antonio chapter of ARMA
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
Purchase Options

More Program Information

Why Lorman?

Over 31 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

All of your training, right here at Lorman.

Pay once and get a full year of unlimited training in any format, any time!

  • Live Webinars
  • OnDemand Webinars
  • MP3 Downloads
  • Course Manuals
  • Audio Recordings*
  • Executive Reports
  • White Papers and Articles
  • Sponsored Live Webinars

Additional benefits include:

  • State Specific Credit Tracker
  • Members Only Newsletter
  • All-Access Pass Course Concierge

* For audio recordings you only pay shipping

Questions? Call 877-296-2169 to speak with a real person.

Sign Up Today
With This Course

Access to all training products for one year
$699/year

Unlimited Lorman Training

With the All-Access Pass there is no guessing what you will need for your yearly training budget. $699 will cover all of your training needs for an entire year!

Easy Registrations

Once you purchase your All-Access Pass you will never be any further than one-click away from attending any Lorman training course.

Invest in Yourself

You haven't gotten to where you are professionally by luck alone; it's taken a lot of hard work and training. Invest in yourself with the All-Access Pass.

Product ID: 401866
Published 2018
Purchase Options

Available in Multiple Formats

Purchase this course and learn on your schedule!