Posts tagged harassment
Employee Handbooks Continue to be Important in Protecting a Business -- Is Your's Updated?

In one of our original posts, which is reprinted below, we discussed the importance of an employee handbook in protecting a business. As readers of this blog are aware, employment laws are constantly changing and implementing and updating, as necessary, a business’s employee handbook helps ensure compliance the law and reduces the risk of liability. Given the recent changes to employment laws, the importance of a handbook in protecting a business cannot be overstated and the five reasons listed below remain as applicable, if not more so, as they did in the past.

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Ten Reasons to Provide Anti-Harassment Training to Your Employees

Providing anti-harassment training to employees is a key component of implementing an effective anti-harassment policy.  Yet many small and medium sized employers fail to provide necessary anti-harassment training to their managers and staff.   This is a mistake that could potentially expose a company to significant legal liabilities, even if the company has a written anti-harassment policy. 

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Protect Your Business - Five Reasons Every Employer Should Have a Handbook

Most employers understand that they should implement an employee handbook containing written employment and human resources policies.  Unfortunately, many small and medium sized businesses delay implementing a handbook either due to mistaken concerns of cost, a sense that implementation of a handbook can be delayed, or a feeling that one is unnecessary because their workplace is very congenial.  Such employers are missing out on very valuable advantages that handbooks create in the workplace.  Five of these are outlined below.

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