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  • Ask An Expert: How Long To Keep I9 Files

    05/12/2015

    How long do I9 files have to be kept? Do I need to destroy them after a certain amount of years? In A Nutshell: Keep them for 3 years from hire date or 1 year from termination. More Explanation: I9 requirements include employers keeping I9’s for 3 years from date of hire or 1 year from termination, whichever is greater. We always make the recommendation to clients that they keep an I9 calendar to track compliance related to initial (3 day) completion, reverification/work authorization expiration, and document retention.

  • 4 Ways To Go Paperless In Your HR Department

    03/24/2015

    Many years after the advent of computers, the paperless HR department still remains an elusive goal to many managers. And who could blame them? HR is a department teeming with processes, procedures, and all sorts of legal requirements - most of which are very much paper-based. To go paperless, HR managers have to consider all sorts of security, accuracy, accessibility, and compliance issues. Good thing paperless technology has gone a long way from simply digitizing files through scanners.