Family and Medical Leave Case Files
Records that document requests for leave and granted leaves by employees under provisions of the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act. Records may include employee leave request records; notices to employees of leaves granted or rejected; Certification of Health Care Providers for the employee or a family member; employee backup information and leave history records; employee time records; Continuation of Health and Dental Insurance Benefits Memorandum; correspondence; and other related records.
Retain for three years after employee separation then dispose of.
29 CFR 825.500
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