Tag: employee handbooks


Employee Handbooks: Can There Be a Uniform Approach for Multistate and International Employers?

October 14, 2022


Multistate employers often face the difficult task of finding the most effective way to prepare their handbooks while ensuring compliance not only with federal law, but also with the applicable state, local, and even international laws of the jurisdictions in […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee development

How to Handle Employee Side Hustles

September 1, 2022


When an information technology specialist at Enertech began missing deadlines and sleeping at his desk, it was the first time in her lengthy HR career that Jennifer Weber had to put an employee on a performance improvement plan because of […]


Court Strikes Down Arbitration Agreement Signed as Part of Employee Handbook

June 28, 2022


An arbitration agreement contained in the employee handbook of Nationwide Motor Sales Corp. failed because the signature page indicated that Nationwide could unilaterally change its terms, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled. Five former employees of Nationwide sued […]


Top Employee Handbook Updates for 2022

January 25, 2022


Workplace laws are evolving quickly, particularly when it comes to COVID-19-related safety rules and state-level paid-leave requirements. Employers should review their handbooks to ensure policies are updated as the pandemic continues and new laws take effect at the federal, state […]

Workplace wellness

Why You Should Establish a Bereavement Leave Policy

March 8, 2019

Via: HR Hero

In the past few months, I’ve spent every week, if not every day, updating or creating employee handbooks for businesses of all sizes. During that time, I’ve often found myself answering questions about bereavement leave. Most often, employers ask whether […]

Research, Software

7 Policies to Update in Your 2019 Employee Handbook

January 15, 2019


Handbooks are a key asset for communicating company policies and promoting fairness and consistency in the workplace, and ever-evolving federal, state and local laws make routinely reviewing and updating handbooks critical for employers. 2018 proved to be a busy year, […]