Poor records management can cost an organization in two primary ways. Failure to keep required records can result in fines or other punishments from the government; and failure to retain records of an investigation, claim or complaint can doom a case. Accordingly, most companies have detailed document retention policies and schedules that should be followed carefully. Whenever in question, the best practice is to ask counsel before destroying any document, especially if it is regarding a contentious employment decision that may lead to litigation. In this episode HR expert, Jenni Stone, covers 7 very important steps to help minimize your risk and exposure for non-compliance.