November 23rd, 2016
Document Retention: The Electronic Time Bomb
We all know to retain important paper documents when we expect an EEOC Charge or lawsuit, but what about electronically stored information?. Today, 95% of all data is maintained electronically and half of that is never reduced to paper form. Recent amendments to the rules that govern federal lawsuits impose complex data retention requirements even before a lawsuit is filed. We’ll review those requirements and how to prepare for compliance now – before its too late, as well as how to structure your document retention policy so you don’t get sanctioned.