Employee Handbook Best Practices: An Introduction


Employee handbooks or manuals are a critical component of an effective personnel management program.

Therefore, it is important for employers to be familiar with the legal guidelines for drafting, revising, and disseminating employee handbooks.

This post is the first in a series devoted to best practices for drafting an employee handbook (or manual).

First, it is important to point out the numerous advantages of an employee handbook. In particular, a handbook is an effective means to:

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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