Phoenix Business Journal: Why You Should Really Think Twice Before Shredding That Office Document
Shayna Balch was a guest blogger for the Phoenix Business Journal on July 29, 2014.
As a business owner, it makes sense to destroy sensitive documents that could fall into the wrong hands. However, when dealing with employee files and other important business documents, there are a number of rules and regulations employers must follow in order to stay in good graces with state and federal regulators.
- Know which laws apply to your business
- Know the rules for compiling records
- Not rely solely on electronic storage
- Set a schedule for maintaining records