Employee Retirement Records

Records that document a plan established and maintained by Emory primarily to provide systematically for the payment of determinable benefits to employees, or their beneficiaries, over a period of years after retirement. File may include correspondence, drafts, and other related records.

Category

Human Resources

Maintainer

Human Resources

Retention Period

Retain for seven years after benefit ends or after final payment then dispose of.

Disposition Instructions

Confidential destruction is required. Paper must be shredded, pulped, or incinerated; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.

Last Updated: December 31, 2008