Retirement Incentive Program Records

Records that document the cost of incentive programs providing benefits for Emory employees who choose early retirement. Records may include agreements between Emory and the employee for lump sum, monthly, or annual payments; records of actual payments; correspondence; and other related records.

Category

Human Resources

Maintainer

Human Resources

Retention Period

Retain for six years after final payment then dispose of.

Citation

29 U.S.C. 1027

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