For how long should recruitment documentation be retained?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 6 July 2010 In view of the risk that a job candidate may bring a claim of discrimination under the Employment Equality Acts, 1998 – 2008 within up to 12 months from the date of the discriminatory act, then recruitment documentation should generally be retained for 12 months. In circumstances where no documentation is retained, an employer would be at an extreme disadvantage in defending any claim before the Equality Tribunal and would be likely to be the subject of much criticism by the Equality Officer hearing the claim. Back to Q&A's This article is correct at 02/09/2015
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