Patricia Krewson

Patricia Krewson

Organization - Litter: Employment and Labor Law Solutions Worldwide


HR Goalkeeping & Avoiding Penalty Cards -- Personnel Files, Electronic Records, Notice Requirements & Document Retention

Learning Objectives

1. Maintaining proper documentation within employee personnel files -Legal compliance for maintaining electronic records, specifically personnel documents including review of E-SIGN, federal & state laws impacting the maintenance and use of electronic documents and maintaining employee personnel information electronically.

2. Review of mandatory posting/notice requirements, including updates to forms -Overview of record retention obligations and key considerations for document destruction policies.


During this session, we will side-tackle the personnel file; dribble our way around electronic documentation obligations; shoot for an understanding of required postings/notices, and score compliance with HR records maintenance requirements.
-Protecting the Box: What goes in/out of personnel files.
-Avoiding Red Card Violations: Managing electric documentation obligations.
-Forming a Wall: Do you have your required and up-to-date employment postings on your company "wall"?
-Blocking the Penalty Kick: HR records maintenance, retention and destruction compliance.


Patricia F. Krewson has substantial multifaceted litigation experience defending corporations and individual defendants against a broad range of employment law matters, including discrimination, wrongful discharge, harassment and other employee claims. She has defended and counseled public and private sector employers of all sizes in cases arising under state and federal laws, including:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act

  • The Americans with Disabilities Act

  • The Age Discrimination Act

  • The Family and Medical Leave Act

    Trish routinely works with clients responding to Equal Employment Opportunity claims before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in multiple states, the Ohio Civil Rights Commission, and state offices of the Department
    of Labor. She can proudly say she has never worked on a matter receiving a "cause" determination. She represents clients enforcing or defending claims involving non-competition agreements and protection of confidential, proprietary business.

    In addition to her extensive litigation experience, Trish enjoys the many opportunities she has had to work directly with clients on preventive measures, including drafting employee handbooks, conducting training sessions, as well as providing practical advice and counsel on the implementation of company personnel policies and procedures. She is a frequent speaker on employment law topics at national and local seminars and webinars.



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