Many employers have gotten into trouble for keeping documents or notes that relate to an employee's political views, private life, or unsubstantiated criticisms about an employee's race, gender, or religion.
The Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) of a computer is the first code that runs when you boot your computer.
The program is stored on a firmware ROM chip (actually, an electrically erasable programmable ROM chip or EEPROM).
While some industries, like healthcare and public works, focus on competency, it's an important concept for all businesses.
Employees need to be properly trained and educated on their job duties before working independently to prevent mistakes or injuries.
The importance of an accurate employee record stretches far beyond the legal ramifications of that information not being current.