The Retention of Employment Records in Compliance with the GDPR

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 16 March 2017
Michelle Ryan
Ronan Daly Jermyn

I have heard there are specific rules regarding retention of employment records, but I am unsure how this interacts with my obligations under Data Protection Legislation.  How do I handle it?

With less than fifteen months until the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) comes into force on 25th May 2018, it is an important time for all employers to assess their data obligations and review the records they are retaining. 

The Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003 (“the DPA”), currently require that personal data is retained “for no longer than is necessary” for the purpose or

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This article is correct at 16/03/2017
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Michelle Ryan
Ronan Daly Jermyn

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