Function/Activity: To document the payment of university employees including casual staff, project employees, and graduate appointment employees; and to document the fulfillment of the University’s obligations as employer by keeping records that enable contributions to pension plans, employment insurance and employee benefits returns, taxes payable, refundable tax credits receivable, and other amounts that should be deducted, collected or paid to be determined.
Description/Type of Records: Casual payroll requisition forms/timesheets, graduate appointment records, payroll deduction records (including statutory deduction records, non-statutory deduction records, and exception/reconciliation reports), and backup of Payroll Accounting System (PACS) (microfiche).
|Office of Primary Responsibility (OPR)||Retention||Disposition|
|Payroll (Financial Services)|
|Casual Payroll Requisitions / Time Sheets:||12 years||Confidential shred or delete|
|Payroll Deduction Records:||7 years||Confidential shred or delete|
|Payroll records in PeopleSoft; backup of PACS (Record of Payroll Payments) Microfiche Copies:||65 years||Confidential shred or delete|
|Office of Secondary Responsibility (OSR)||Retention||Disposition|
|Faculties and Departments and Administrative Units|
|Casual Payroll Requisition / Timesheets and Graduate Appointment Records:||12 years||Confidential shred or delete|
In accordance with the principles of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, access to these records is restricted to staff assigned the functional responsibilities related to the records as well as those with the authority to compile, classify, annotate, read, retrieve, transfer or destroy this record series. All other applications for access can be made through a Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy access request.
For Offices of Secondary Responsibility (OSR):
Limitations Act, Chapter L-12, s.3(1).
Place the following vital records in storage which protects against fire and associated hazards: Backup of PACS (Record of Payroll Payments) microfiche copies, garnishee files, casual requisition/timesheet forms, tax remittances, pension exception and reconciliation reports, RRSP deductions reports, charity deduction authorization forms, and T4 reports.
- Art Kirk, Director of Financial Services
- Jo-Ann Munn Gafuik, University Archivist
- Bonnie Woelk, University Records Committee (Chair)
7 April 2003