Standard language found in many employee handbooks include references to the company’s position on employment at will, or policies limiting how employees can use company property. Some handbooks include mandates alerting employees not to discuss their salaries with colleagues. It is language that may be considered an ‘unfair labor practice’ based on an interpretation of […]
The employee policy legal landscape continues to change rapidly and employers must be able to stay abreast of these changes. But many don’t. Take a look at your company’s employee handbook, (policies and procedures). Are your employee policies current, or do your employee policies date back to the days of the mimeograph machine? It’s all […]
Do you really need a dress code policy? Short answer: absolutely! When developing or tweaking your businesses’ dress code policy, you’ll want to take the following into consideration: •The type of business •The clientele •How often employees meet clients What, if any, dress code is currently in your employee handbook. Although the type of clothing that […]
Does your company have an employee handbook? If you don’t you should. An employee handbook serves three purposes. It highlights your expectations for the workplace, puts in writing any legal requirements requirements and sets employee guidelines for workplace practices and behavior in black and white. Even a bare bones employee handbook is better than no […]
Wondering how to write an employee handbook? Whether you’re an entrepreneur ready to hire your first staff or an established company who needs an updated employee handbook, there‘s a laundry list of items to consider including. This basic employee handbook template will help you…
Once you’ve gone through the process of finding and hiring the right candidate, the last thing that you’d expect is the need to fire your new employee. Despite thoroughly interviewing and checking references, it is not out of the realm of possibility that your new employee will not be a good fit.