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.
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.