For how long should we retain interview records?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 5 September 2017
Ciaran Ahern
A&L Goodbody

While there are underlying data protection issues here, it is advisable from a legal perspective to retain interview and other recruitment records for at least 1 year following the conclusion of the process.

The reason for this is that individuals have 6 months following the conclusion of the recruitment process (and the act complained of) to bring a potential discrimination claim. Be aware that this 6-month limit can be extended to 12 months if the individual can show "reasonable cause" for not bringing the claim during the initial 6-month window.

With less than nine months to go until the

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Ciaran Ahern
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