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Employers Need To Be Diligent In Light Of Employee Lawsuits

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 26, 2018 12:24:53 PM

The recent atmosphere of reporting of alleged harassment has led to a number of high-profile cases and employee lawsuits. Employers would do well to take note.

 

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Topics: employee lawsuits, discrimination, policy manuals, handbook, sexual harassment

Why Your Organization Needs An Employee Handbook

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 24, 2018 10:16:24 AM

Ideally, every business and organization should have an updated employee handbook, or policy manual. Unfortunately, this is not always the case for many businesses.

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Topics: labor law compliance, employee lawsuits, employee onboarding, policy manuals, handbook

Essential Tips For Developing An Employee Handbook

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 17, 2018 10:02:37 AM

Although it may be taken for granted that every business has an employee handbook, or policy manual, that is not always the case. In fact, many business run huge risks with liability and compliance without one.

One of the first challenges a business has with this document is what to call it. The primary purpose of a policy manual is to inform and equip employees with policy information. Consequently, referring to it as an "Employee Handbook" can be a good choice.

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Topics: policies and procedures, labor law compliance, employee onboarding, policy manuals, handbook

3 Policy Handbook Best Practices For HR Management

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 14, 2017 7:04:13 PM

A policy handbook, or manual, is a vital tool and resource for any business. But owners and HR managers often find creating them a challenge.

According to some experts, many small businesses do not have a policy manual, or handbook, an employee orientation process or proper termination procedures. Yet these tools and processes can be the first line of defense in avoiding a costly employee lawsuit.

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Topics: policies and procedures, HR compliance, labor law compliance, employee onboarding, policy manuals, handbook

7 Tips For A Solid Policy Manual

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Oct 16, 2017 9:01:00 AM

Your company's employee policy manual is a critical document for your business success. Yet it can be a challenge to create one that is both concise and sufficient.

While there are no federal or state laws requiring businesses to have a documented policy manual, it is highly recommended. This is because of the many laws that require employers to notify workers of certain workplace rights. Unfortunately, far too many employers choose not to have one.

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Topics: policies and procedures, HR compliance, california labor law, labor law compliance, employee lawsuits, labor law, policy manuals

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