Category: Record Retention

Posted in Record Retention

Personnel/Payroll Record Requests: Timely Response Important

An employee has asked for a copy of his personnel file and payroll records. What documents is the employee legally entitled to receive? Under California…

Posted in Record Retention

Receiving a Subpoena for Employment Records

I received a document in the mail the other day from a law firm requesting a wide variety of employment records related to one of…

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Grown-Up Permanent Records

A former employee has asked for a copy of her personnel file and payroll records. Do I have to provide these to her? And if…

Log 300, Cal/OSHA, OSHA
Posted in Record Retention Workplace Safety

New Federal Log 300 Rules Don’t Yet Apply in California; Change Coming

In 2016, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (federal OSHA) issued a final rule relating to the tracking and reporting of workplace injuries. The…

email, scam, phishing
Posted in Privacy Record Retention

IRS to Payroll and HR: Beware of W-2 Scams

This week, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued an alert to payroll and human resources professionals to warn them about an email scam. The IRS…