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My company has never had an HR department, I just got hired

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My company has never had an HR department, I just got hired on to start my own HR of the business. Where do I begin.
JA: The Employment Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?
Customer: no
JA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Employment Lawyer can help you best. Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.
Customer: I am beginning as a HR Manager at a company that never has had HR before. I need to begin with the employee files, but we never kept any. So now 25 employees need a file. How should I go about this
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Employment Lawyer should know?
Customer: no
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 1 year ago.
what specifically can I answer for you about this?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am beginning as a HR Manager at a company that never has had HR before. I need to begin with the employee files, but we never kept any. So now 25 employees need a file. How should I go about this
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 1 year ago.
you want w-2 for each employee, any contracts signed re: employment, any hiring documents, any reprimands, promotions and other write ups.
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 1 year ago.
You can begin these fresh and start collecting information as needed as well, with salary information, benefits, communications.
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 1 year ago.
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