2019 Employee Handbook Updates: Step-by-Step Guidance for Revising Employment Policies

webinar 2019 Employee Handbook Updates: Step-by-Step Guidance for Revising Employment Policies

You Will Learn:

  • Up-to-the-minute HR changes to add to your handbook
  • Handbook errors that will get you creamed in court – and how to avoid them
  • Things that should be in a handbook – and things that SHOULDN’T
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Is your Employee Handbook up-to-date and in compliance with the latest federal changes applicable to employment law?

Your policies are the front-line of your defense against legal action from your workforce. The language you use, and the provisions you include, can make or break a lawsuit — and may even stop disputes before they arise.

If your handbook contains the wrong language, if it’s filled with outdated content, or if you don’t enforce it consistently, you could find yourself facing a myriad of employment-related lawsuits.

2019 is here!  Now's the time to start making those updates to ensure your employee handbook is up-to-date and compliant.

Learning Objectives

This information-packed webinar offers step-by-step guidance for updating your employee handbook to ensure compliance with the latest federal legislation, regulations, and court rulings, including:

  • EEO rules and why employers need anti-harassment, anti-retaliation and complaint provisions
  • Paid leave laws, including the continuing trend of sick leave and paid parental leaves
  • Predictions on the new NLRB’s priorities in employment policies
  • Expansion of state and local protections for pregnant workers

In less than 75 minutes, you will learn best practices and informative tips for updating your employee handbook to minimize your liability, and protect your organization and your employees.

  • Crucial elements and policies that your handbook must include, and guidance for other components to consider
  • Latest in federal laws and regulations that require employee handbook updates
  • Best way to state policy and other issues in your handbook, and when – and how – to use flexible language
  • Techniques for effectively communicating handbook updates so employees are aware of the changes
  • How to avoid those common drafting “traps” that could lead to legal liability in 2019

Product ID: 20485

Bonus Material

Plus, you get our top-selling guide, Creating & Implementing an Effective Employee Handbook – a $347 value – absolutely FREE!

This guide gives you all the details, support materials and policy guidelines for communicating your organization’s rules, standards and benefits, including:

  • Who Needs An Employee Handbook
  • Advantages To Having An Employee Handbook
    o    Disadvantages To Having A Handbook
  • Style and Format
    o    What Every Handbook Needs
  • Common Handbook Mistakes
    o    Common Problem Areas in Handbooks
  • Multi-State Employer Options
  • Implementing Your Handbook
    o    Updating Your Handbook

This essential report also includes finger-tip access to sample materials and relevant policy information, including:

  • Employee Handbook Updates
  • Sample At-Will Statement
  • Sample Acknowledgement Form
  • Social Media Policy
  • Sample Employee Handbook Table of Contents

So, don’t delay! Download your copy of Creating & Implementing an Effective Employee Handbook – TODAY! You save $347!

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Kathryn J. Barry
Kathryn J. Barry

Kathryn Barry is an Associate in the Long Island, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She advises clients on compliance with various state and federal laws affecting the workplace, including Title VII, Family and Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Fair Labor Standards Act and New York State and City laws.

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