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Bullet-Proof Your Employee Handbook

SKU:PA-1000093
Format: Self-Study Course
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When your employees throw the book at you, it will be the book you wrote!

Is your employee handbook an open invitation to sue you? With Bullet-Proof Your Employee Handbook, you will fix the 10 disastrous mistakes found in almost every employee handbook and protect against today's newest trends in litigation.

You'll also avoid the "cookie-cutter" trap and the policy-procedure blur, and secure enough wiggle room so you don't get pinned down in court.

Stop wondering about how you might be vulnerable—order Bullet-Proof Your Employee Handbook today and get the ambiguous clauses out and the solid protection in.

Table of Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  • Protect Your At-Will Status
  • Always Insert Disclaimers
  • Audit Your Handbook
  • The 10 Most Common Mistakes

HAZARDOUS MATERIAL?

  • Consider the Jury
  • Handbooks As Exhibit A
  • A Dangerous Book

A LOOK AT THE LAW

  • The At-Will Doctrine
  • Chipping Away
  • Your Handbook and the Union
  • Disclaimers and Receipts
  • What the Courts Consider

MOST COMMON MISTAKES MADE BY EMPLOYERS

  • Using Form Handbooks
  • Meshing Policies and Procedures
  • Including a Probationary Period
  • Being Too Specific
  • Inconsistency With Other Documents
  • No Disclaimer, or Not Enough in the Right Places
  • Sabotaging Disclaimers by What You Do or Say
  • Not Adapting the Handbook for Each State's Laws
  • Failure to Update Frequently for Changing Laws
  • Being Unrealistic

AUDITING YOUR HANDBOOK

  • Where to Start
  • A Checklist of Topics
  • What Not to Include
  • Outsourcing Your Handbook
  • Binding Your Handbook
  • Use Plain English
  • Presenting Your Handbook
  • One Company's Story

RECENT COURT RULINGS

  • Circuits of the U.S. Court of Appeals
  • Handbooks As Contracts
  • Oral Promises
  • Grounds for Termination
  • Arbitration Clause
  • Just Cause
  • Disclaimers
  • Changing the Handbook
  • Other Terms in Handbooks

About The Provider: The HR Specialist family of products helps HR professionals quickly resolve their daily challenges. From state-specific employment law to compensation and benefits, our experts give you the HR advice you need to know.

Whether you're new to HR or an experienced pro - a department of one or 10 - you can trust the practical, plain-English advice from HR Specialist. We'll save you time and headaches by focusing on what you need to know, when you need to know it. That makes you the HR expert your company can rely on and gets you the recognition you deserve.
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