Employment Case Files

Records that document employment issues involving Emory. Records may include agreements, policies, benefits, tenure, discipline, and other related records.




Office of the General Counsel

Retention Period

Retain for six years after resolution of issue then dispose of.


29 U.S.C. 621 et seq.; 29 U.S.C. 1011 et seq.; 26 U.S.C. 3101 et seq.; 26 U.S.C. 3301 et seq.; 20 U.S.C. 9001 et seq.; 29 U.S.C. 651 et seq.; 42 U.S.C. 2000e et seq.; 29 CFR 1602.31; O.C.G.A. 9-3-31

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