Employer E-Recordkeeping in California: Rules for Managing, Storing, and Purging in the Digital Age

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In case after case, stored e-mail, electronic employee records, and other cyber documents are being used as evidence of discrimination, retaliation, and other employment law missteps. Even when no such violation can be proved, mismanagement of ESI has become grounds for expensive penalties and sanctions.

As HR continues to take advantage of document management technology, and ESI methods are being used to hold employers accountable in court, you MUST have policies in place to control how you retain and manage electronically stored information. 

If you’re not up-to-date on compliance requirements concerning the management, storage, preservation, and destruction of ESI, you could be setting your organization up for significant compliance challenges.