In this article, Jared A. Jacobson, Esq. shares some basic pointers that new and established companies need to consider when working with employees. Often times questions arise regarding whether employee handbooks are necessary, whether ones found on the internet are sufficient and at what time a company should consider putting an employee handbook in place. Very often companies do not want to allocate the resources up-front to hire a professional to help draft a company and industry appropriate handbook, which is treated as a business decision. The truth of the matter is, legal decisions are in fact business decisions and failing to make the correct legal decision in connection with liability can be disastrous to a business.
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Employee Handbooks - A Basic Overview