One of the most common workplace documents is an employee handbook. If you choose to have one, it is critical to follow through in implementing and enforcing it. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has increasingly taken more of an activist role in the scrutiny of employee handbook. It’s important that employers take note of the NLRB’s position on certain work rules that may affect an employee’s right to engage in protected activity, as well as an employer’s role in managing its workforce.
When updating your handbook it's important to keep in mind that what is not included is almost as important as what is included. Use this whitepaper to refresh yourself on seven essential dos and don'ts of employee handbooks such as:
- Topics to include in your handbook
- Common risks to avoid
- Provisions to consider
- Best practice around updating and amending policies
Plus, get tips on how to approach your handbook as a multistate employer.