Upon hiring your first employee, human resource experts agree that it is best practice to develop and implement an employment handbook, as it defines expectations and provides significant legal protections. See article titled, “Why Does Your Company Need an Employment Handbook???” for other reasons why having a handbook are important. It is essential for any company to clearly communicate their existing policies and procedures. The best way to do this is to put those policies and procedures in writing in an employment handbook. Additionally, a company should update their policies and procedures, on a regular basis, in accordance with: (i) applicable laws and regulations and (ii) any changes a company makes in its employment practices.
Listed below are some of the employment laws/regulations that companies need to consider when reviewing and updating their handbooks to ensure compliance, in 2019, with applicable employment laws and regulations:
Nardone HR & Management Consulting (“Nardone Consultants”) advises and represents employers in HR, management, and labor and employment law matters. Tanya is passionate about these matters because she knows that they are critical to all businesses and she enjoys helping companies make sure that their business has a good team in place that is efficient, engaged, productive, and profitable. Nardone Consultants’ goal is to tailor its’ services to meet each client’s needs from providing complete in-house HR and employment compliance support to representing clients in various employment disputes, such as discrimination or harassment charges filed with EEOC or OCRC, or simply assisting with certain HR/employment compliance projects and related legal matters. If your company needs an employment handbook or it needs its current handbook reviewed and updated, or if it wants to discuss any other services, contact Nardone Consultants.