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An Employee Handbook: Why You Need One

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Sep 7, 2018 1:49:47 PM

Too many organizations try to function without a set of written policies for their employees. But not having an employee handbook can be tantamount to managerial malpractice.

 [This post was originally published earlier and has been revised and updated]

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Topics: policy manuals, handbook, performance review, company culture, employee engagement

Best Practices For Your Employee Handbook

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Aug 3, 2018 5:12:33 PM

Every new hire needs guidance and information, and a resource to go to for that. But too many employers fail to provide a functional employee handbook for their new staff members. 

 

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Topics: policies and procedures, employee lawsuits, policy manuals, handbook, company culture

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

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