Both large and small companies can benefit from providing their workers with employee handbooks. These texts help employers answer key questions and clearly document that the same standards and rules govern their interactions with everyone. After all, no one wants to work for an employer who grants special privileges or benefits to some workers and not to others.
Employee handbooks also let employers set forth all their behavioral standards and procedural rules in a manner that can help them limit future liabilities — should anyone ever try to sue them for wrongful termination or acting in a discriminatory manner.
Before reviewing some crucial sections that many businesses like to include in their employee manuals, here’s a quick look at some of the topics that most workers want to see addressed.
Employees often search for information about key standards and office procedures
The following list is compromised of some of the most commonly used sections in employee handbooks.
Key headings or sections most employers include in their employee handbooks
The Texas Workforce Commission also has a number of policies and a form of Employee Handbook available for free athttps://twc.texas.gov/news/efte/table_of_contents-az.html.However, choosing the right sections for any employee handbook often requires a keen understanding of employment law and many complex human resources issues.
Please feel free to contact one of our Murray Lobb attorneys for help in drafting your new or updated employee handbook. We can provide you with the proper legal terminology required to meet your company’s unique needs.
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