Employee Record Retention – Best Practices
- Importance of record retention
- Personnel documents to retain in a master “personnel file”
- Personnel documents to retain in separate files
- Length of time to retain personnel files, form to retain them in, and where to keep them
- Who should have access to personnel files
- Safeguarding records
- E-mails and other electronic information
- Recordkeeping policy considerations
- Record destruction
- Litigation protection
7:30am - 8:00am - Registration/Networking
8:00am - 9:30am - Speaker
Nicole Shaffer, Jackson Lewis PC
Nicole M. Shaffer is a Principal in the Orange County, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice is focused on employment litigation on behalf of management as well as advice and counsel on a wide array of employment law issues. Ms. Shaffer has litigated single and multi-plaintiff cases, in both state and federal courts and in arbitration, as well as before state administrative agencies, on virtually all aspects of employment law from wage and hour to harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination. She has also prevailed on motions to compel arbitration, and has handled many administrative complaints with the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Labor Commissioner. In addition to litigation, Ms. Shaffer speaks on employment law topics and works with employers in preventative and educational counseling.
While attending law school, Ms. Shaffer was a member of the Moot Court Honors Board. Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, she was an associate at a mid-sized insurance defense firm in the employment department where she gained valuable experience representing employers and working with insurance companies toward the resolution of workplace disputes.
S. Sean Shahabi, Jackson Lewis PC
S. Sean Shahabi is an Associate in the Orange County, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice is focused on employment litigation on behalf of management as well as advice and counseling on a wide array of employment law issues. Mr. Shahabi is a seasoned litigator with over fifteen years experience defending employers in both state and federal court in wage and hour class actions, and against wrongful termination, discrimination, and harassment claims. He has represented employers in a broad array of industries and of varying sizes, ranging from Fortune 50 companies to small businesses. Mr. Shahabi also regularly counsels employers on personnel and wage and hour compliance matters, and in the preparation of employment agreements, policies, and compensation plans.
Mr. Shahabi is proficient in Farsi.
This program has been approved for 1.5 Professional Development Credits (PDCs), towards SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
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