How to create the right handbook recipe for your workplace


An employee handbook is often thought of as a how-to manual for administering leave, applying discipline, and complying with employment laws. On the surface, it fills a basic need, whether for sustenance or guidelines. But, with just the right recipe, it can also bring people together, build trust and morale, set expectations, foster communication, and show your people that you care.


This special how-to guide is chock-full of straightforward guidance and tips to help you craft the right employee handbook recipe for your workplace. 

Policy areas covered in this guide include:

  • Equal employment opportunity
  • Maternity and pregnancy accommodation
  • Employee leave and employee benefits
  • Drug testing and medical marijuana
  • NLRA-protected activity disclaimers
  • Social media and electronic monitoring
  • Wage and hour policies
  • And more!


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