13 Mistakes That Can Lead To "Employee Handbook Betrayal
Handbooks are great communication tools, help ensure fair treatment of employees, and can reduce litigation risk. They can also hang you if done poorly. But don't think that you can avoid the problem by not having a handbook. In those instances your practices become your policies and you really don't want to go there. Take the time to do it right or risk being "Betrayed" by your handbook. Simply adopting a "One size fits all" handbook and failing to customize it to reflect your actual company policies and your specific state law works about as well as one size fits all shoes?except, you don't get sued if your shoes are too tight.