Home Depot associate said to keep battery in charger when not in use. Correct?

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Home Depot associate said to keep battery in charger when not in use. Correct?
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EGO's official stance is to remove the battery after charging. However, from the charger manual the battery will not overcharge if left on the charger. Note that I leave my chargers plugged in at all times, but remove the batteries after they are charged.

"5. When the battery pack is fully charged, the charging indication LEDs stop alternating and will shine green continuously. The power indicator on the battery pack will go out. Wait until the cooling fan stops, remove the battery pack from the charger and disconnect the charger from the power supply.

6. The battery pack will fully charge if left on the charger, but it will not overcharge. If the battery pack remains on the charger for one month or more, it will perform self-maintenance and drop to 30% charge capacity. If this occurs, reinstall the battery pack on the charger to recharge it fully."