An employee handbook can be a great tool to orient new employees and to communicate key policies to both new and current employees. A good handbook will help to establish consistent practices, offer guidanceto employees and managers, and provide the employer with significant help against labor and employment litigation. A poorly written or out-of-date handbook can hurt more than it helps. Join us for this 75 minute intermediate level webinar to learn:
Why every company should have an employee handbook
How to develop an effective employee handbook
What policies you should include in your handbook
What you should leave out of your handbook
The proper language to use to keep you out of trouble
Best practices for communicating and distributing your handbook
How to communicate your policies
When and how to revise policies
Kristina H Vaquera is a shareholder in the Norfolk, Virginia, Office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Ms Vaquera's practice focuses exclusively on labor and employment counseling and litigation. She represents employers in federal and state court lawsuits and agency investigations and charges covering a wide range of statutes and subjects, including anti-discrimination and civil rights laws, wrongful termination claims, wage and hour laws, covenants not to compete, leave of absence claims, negligent hire/retention, and breaches of fiduciary duty and contract. Ms. Vaquera has litigated class and collective actions including FLSA, FCRA and discrimination class actions. She also represents clients in mediation and arbitration before various national and state entities. As part of Ms. Vaquera's counseling practice, she assists clients with employment agreements, handbooks, background checks and drug testing issues, and disciplinary action.
This series is brought to you by your Partner Firm of United Benefit Advisors--the nation's leading independent employee benefits advisory organization with more than 200 Partner offices in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom-- and Jackson Lewis P.C. founded in 1958, and dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law. Jackson Lewis P.C. is one of the fastest-growing workplace law firms in the United States with more than 780 attorneys practicing in 55 locations nationwide.
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