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Legal aspects of employee handbooks

Cora S. Koch

Legal aspects of employee handbooks

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by Cora S. Koch

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Published by New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education in New Brunswick, N.J. (1 Constitution Square, New Brunswick 08901-1500) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Jersey.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor laws and legislation -- New Jersey.,
    • Employee handbooks -- New Jersey.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementspeakers, Cora S. Koch, Thomas J. Savage.
      ContributionsSavage, Thomas J., New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFN2134 .K63 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination98 p. ;
      Number of Pages98
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1226650M
      LC Control Number94227315

      The 3 types of employee hand-book content. Employee handbook content can be divided into three categories: 1. culture 2. onboarding / general information 3. case-specific Although no employee handbook File Size: 2MB. An employee handbook, also sometimes called an employee manual or a policies and procedures manual, is a document that tells your staff members what to expect when they work for you. Although .

      An employee handbook is a valuable resource and reference point for all members of staff, and a good accompaniment to the Statement of Main Terms and Conditions. Although the handbook itself is not a legal requirement, the statement of main terms is a legal requirement that must be explained to each employee . Make - or update - your employee handbook today! Clear employee policies help you run a productive workplace and avoid legal problems. Create Your Own Employee Handbook provides everything managers or HR professionals need to create a reader-friendly guide, or update an existing handbook—all in plain English.. Find up-to-date legal 5/5(6).

        Avoid legal problems and run a productive workplace with an up-to-date employee handbook! Prepare your own reader-friendly guide to your workplace policies quickly and easily with Create Your Own Employee book is your one-stop shop for business owners and managers, covering key employee Book Edition: 9th. The employee handbook, also referred to as the staff handbook or employee manual is a document containing a set of procedures, behavioral expectations, policies and working conditions that employees should observe when in a specific workplace. Likewise, it explains what employees .


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Legal aspects of employee handbooks by Cora S. Koch Download PDF EPUB FB2

Most employee handbooks include information on: Company culture, values, and a mission statement. Human resource and legal information as well as rights and obligations related to employment. Realistic expectations; both what the company expects to see from its employees and what employees can expect from the company.

Company policies about vacation time, sick days, non-discrimination, etc. Employers also use the policies in an employee handbook to provide the roadmap to the ethical and legal treatment of employees.

They protect themselves from lawsuits, such as harassment claims, wrongful termination claims, and discrimination claims. Employee handbooks generally contain a code of conduct for employees Author: Susan M. Heathfield. The federal government's focus on deregulation combined with active state legislatures and municipalities mean a cookie-cutter employee handbook isn't a realistic option for employers.

Handbooks. An employee handbook is an essential document, not only for conveying your company culture and setting your new hires up for success, but also for legal purposes. The policies outlined in the employee handbook can protect employers from unnecessary misunderstandings. On the other hand, an employee handbook can sometimes cause legal issues for both employees.

Most employee handbooks include information on: Company culture, values, and a mission statement. Human resource and legal information as well as rights and obligations related to employment. Realistic expectations; both what the company expects to see from its employees and what employees.

Employee Handbooks are normally given to individuals at the start of the employment relationship. The Human Resources department (or any individual or department that handles employee hiring /5(). Omitting Disclaimers. All employee handbooks must include a disclaimer that nothing in the handbook creates a contract for employment or alters the employee’s at-will employment relationship.

Disqus’ Employee Handbook is split in two: one-half official legalese document and one-half culture book. By separating the employee handbook into two parts, the company is able to check all the formal legal boxes.

Yesterday, we began our list of the top 10 employee handbook drafting pitfalls to avoid, courtesy of the law firm of Lehr Middlebrooks & Vreeland, PC. Today, the remainder of the list — plus a ready-to-roll solution to all of your handbook.

What to Include In an Employee Handbook: Clauses Every Employee Handbook Should Include. There are a few general disclaimers that every employee handbook should have.

Not a contract. Employee Handbooks: What you need to know Though there are many laws requiring employers to notify employees of certain workplace rights, there are actually no federal or state laws specifically requiring. {ORGANIZATION NAME} Employee Handbook © National Council of Nonprofit Associations May be duplicated, with attribution, by charitable organizations.

ii EMPLOYEE RECEIPT AND ACCEPTANCE I hereby acknowledge receipt of the {Organization Name} Employee Handbook. Employee handbooks are multi-purpose tools. Use them to inform employees about your company’s values and clear confusion on important topics.

When you are done writing, ask your attorney to. Some employee handbooks are so One way to address these competing needs is to create a “culture book” for the more human aspects, and a separate legal document for the more.

What Contents Are Recommended for an Employee Handbook. Here are the policies, procedures, benefits, expectations of the employment relationship, professional behavioral expectations, and more Author: Susan M.

Heathfield. Your employee handbook should contain equitable policies that define interactions between management, employees, and company. Review your employee handbook to make sure. All businesses with employees need employee handbooks to protect against a variety of risks and liabilities.

Many states require employers to provide legal notices to employees, and a clearly worded. Legal Protection: The most vital benefit of having an employee handbook is that it often protects companies from employees’ legal claims.

For example, in most states, employment is. April Edition Reviewing employee handbooks checklist. This jurisdiction-neutral Checklist is from Practical Law Company's online know-how service and highlights items to consider when reviewing employee handbooks.

Employee Handbooks Protect Employers. Clear policies and procedures can prevent liability; in Illinois and in many other states, courts may consider an employee handbook to be a binding contract, even if the employment relationship is at-will.

If an employee. This Handbook replaces and supersedes any and all previous employee handbooks, rules, practices, or other policies, written or oral, express or implied. Individual employment agreements between an employee and the Company may, however, control over the terms of this Handbook.The information in the State of Colorado Classified Employee Handbook is provided for the convenience of members of the State of Colorado community.

This handbook provides guidance for positions in .Easy to use, Guide To Employee Handbooks provides step-by-step, “what-to-do” and “how-to-do-it” guidance for creating or upgrading employee handbooks. The text offers comprehensive coverage of problems most likely to be encountered and is designed to give you confidence in arriving at viable compliance and legal .