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How long after an employee is written up does the write up

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How long after an employee is written up does the write up stay in the persons file? When can it be removed?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Attorney & Mediator replied 7 years ago.
There is no Federal or State rule as to how long an employer can kept their personnel file. The employer is at their own discretion to set up their own rules regarding this. Generally, a rule of thumb is provided that employee personnel records be kept at least 7 years, but again this is not law but just a suggestion. The employer sets the rules on how they will treat their employee personnel files as it is their property.



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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Can a write up be removed after a period of time?
Expert:  Attorney & Mediator replied 7 years ago.
Again upto the employer's discretion on how they wish to handle the write up. There is no period of time.



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