Employee Handbooks In California: Important Updates, Drafting Tips And Enforcement Guidance
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Your employee handbook can be your best friend or your worst enemy, depending on what it includes and how your policies are worded. Many employers have inadvertently created binding contracts with their employees due to carelessness in drafting. Additionally, failing to make a timely update following a key change to California or federal law can also land you in legal hot water.
Your handbook is a living document that must remain current and correct in order to protect you in the event of a dispute with a current or former employee. Learn how a carefully worded employee handbook can help communication and shield your organization from liability by participating in the interactive HR Hero webinar.
- Essential handbook components and policies you MUST include and some you may consider, including paid time off
- How the latest federal legal and regulatory developments impact your duty to update California employee handbooks
- Special employee handbook considerations for California employers based on recent legislative developments
- Dress code and grooming policy updates you should make
- What your social media privacy and usage policies should state in light of recent of recent NLRB decisions and California
- legislation banning requests for Facebook and other social media account passwords
- The difference between flexible and absolute language in the employee handbook - and why it's important to know the difference
- New trends in workplace policy-making, including BYOD (bring your own device to work) policies covering cell phone and tablet usage
- The requirements AB 2674 places on your organization to make personnel records available for inspection, and how to update your employee handbook accordingly
- How long you should keep the old version of your employee handbook
- Tips for communicating handbook changes to your workforce
- And much more!
About your presenters:Attorney Hilary Dinkelspiel is an associate in the San Francisco office of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard &Smith LLP. Her practice focuses primarily on labor and employment matters, and she also has experience handling a variety of intellectual property matters on behalf of clients, including trademark applications, protection of intellectual property, and disputes in the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Attorney Natalja Fulton is an associate in the San Francisco office of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard &Smith LLP. Her practice focuses on employment litigation and employment counseling, and she specifically has experience defending employers in all aspects of employment litigation, including discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, harassment, wage and hour, and labor related workers' compensation matters.
In just 90 minutes, you'll learn how to identify - and fix - the weak spots in your handbook that can become legal landmines. Register now for this informative event for California HR professionals.
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