How long do you have to keep records? There's no one answer. However, we've summarized some of the most common federal laws relevant to employment record keeping. Note that applicability may vary by employer size.
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Equal Pay Act (EPA)
Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA)
Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Employment Tax Regulations
Other federal laws impacting employment record keeping:
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