Create your Own Employee Handbook

Create your Own Employee Handbook

A Legal & Practical Guide for Employers

Book - 2015 | Seventh edition
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Baker & Taylor
A guide for the creation and effective use of an employee manual covers recent law changes, rules for social media and mobile device policies, new employment law regulations, and sample policies that can be tailored to different workplaces.

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Guerin and DelPo present students, academics, and professionals working in a wide variety of contexts with a comprehensive reference to the creation and effective use of an employee manual. The authors have organized the main body of their text in twenty-one chapters devoted to the handbook introduction, at-will protections, hiring, new employee information, employee classifications, hours, pay policies, employee benefits, use of company property, leave and time off, and a wide variety of other related subjects. Lisa Guerin and Amy DelPo are practicing attorneys and the authors of several books on employment law and management. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Every company needs an employee handbook, but not every company has one. Lawyers charge thousands of dollars for a handbook; other “do-it-yourself” products don’t offer the updated legal information and careful guidance necessary to do a good job. Create Your Own Employee Handbook bridges the gap, with detailed explanations, information on current state and federal laws, and more than a hundred sample policies you can tailor to your own workplace.

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 information, practical suggestions and best practices on:

  • wages and hours
  • at-will employment
  • time off
  • discrimination and harassment
  • complaints and investigations
  • health and safety
  • drugs and alcohol
  • workplace privacy
  • email, personal blogs and Internet use

You'll get the lowdown on the legal and practical considerations that apply to each topic in your state, plus sample policies that you can use as-is or tailor to meet your needs. You can even cut and paste the language you need to complete your own handbook instantly.

The 7th edition covers recent updates to the law, including social media use, health care reform, rules for tipped employees and much more!

Publisher: Berkeley, California : Nolo, 2015
Edition: Seventh edition
ISBN: 9781413321449
Branch Call Number: 658.301 GUERIN 2015
Characteristics: 418 pages ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: DelPo, Amy 1967-- Author


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