Create Your Own Employee Handbook

A Legal & Practical Guide for Employers

Author: Lisa Guerin,Amy Delpo

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323979

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 440

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Every company needs an employee handbook, but not every company has one. Lawyers charge thousands of dollars for a handbook; other “do-it-yourself” products don’t offer the updated legal information and careful guidance necessary to do a good job. Create Your Own Employee Handbook bridges the gap, with detailed explanations, information on current state and federal laws, and more than a hundred sample policies you can tailor to your own workplace.

Create Your Own Employee Handbook

A Legal & Practical Guide for Employers

Author: Lisa Guerin J.D.

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413314856

Category: Law

Page: 432

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Create a handbook for employees, spelling out your company's benefits, policies and procedures using this practical legal guide Every company, no matter how big or small, needs to provide workers with an employee handbook. Create Your Own Employee Handbook gives you the information and policies all managers, HR professionals and business owners need to create their own reader-friendly guide, no matter what state you live in. Each chapter covers a different topic, including at-will employment hiring pay and payroll workdays and hours performance evaluations benefits discrimination and harassment complaints and investigations leave health and safety substance abuse privacy in the workplace discipline You'll get the lowdown on the legal and practical considerations that apply to each topic in your state, plus sample policies that you can use as-is or tailor to meet your needs. You can even cut and paste the language you need to complete your own handbook instantly. The 5th edition is completely updated to reflect recent changes to federal and state law, and covers emerging workplace issues such as healthcare reform law and social networking policies.

Create Your Own Employee Handbook

A Legal and Practical Guide

Author: Amy DelPo,Lisa Guerin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 0873379160

Category: Employee orientation

Page: 290

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Provides human resource professionals and business owners guidance in creating an employee handbook, covering such topics as hiring, payroll, benefits, performance evaluations, and privacy in the workplace.

Create Your Own Employee Handbook

A Legal & Practical Guide for Employers

Author: Lisa Guerin,Amy Delpo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781413326314

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 440

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Every company needs an employee handbook, but not every company has one. Lawyers charge thousands of dollars for a handbook; other "do-it-yourself" products don't offer the updated legal information and careful guidance necessary to do a good job. Create Your Own Employee Handbook bridges the gap, with detailed explanations, information on current state and federal laws, and more than a hundred sample policies you can tailor to your own workplace.

The Essential Guide to Workplace Investigations

A Step-By-Step Guide to Handling Employee Complaints & Problems

Author: Lisa Guerin

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413322735

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 448

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Mishandling workplace complaints can lead to lawsuits and other legal trouble. By following the ten steps laid out in the book, managers and HR professionals can learn how to take complaints, conduct interviews, document findings, and ultimately make decisions that will keep employees safe and the company out of the courtroom.

Smart Policies for Workplace Technologies

Email, Social Media, Cell Phones & More

Author: Lisa Guerin

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323537

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Revised edition of the author's Smart policies for workplace technologies, 2015.

Employment Law

The Essential HR Desk Reference

Author: Lisa Guerin J.D.

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413315933

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 367

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If you're a human resources professional, it's important that you have quick access to the information you need to do your job. Enter Nolo's latest quick reference guide, Employment Law: The Essential HR Desk Reference, the all-in-one, easy-to-read guide every HR pro should have handy. From Absenteeism to Zero-Tolerance Policy, read entries on topics such as: Bereavement Leave Class Action Ergonomics Hostile Work Environment Minimum Wage Privacy Stock Options Trade Secret Whistleblower ...and much more In usual Nolo fashion, Employment Law combines legal and practical information that can be used in real-world HR situations. Real-life case references, statistics, trends, and even pop culture references help to illustrate each entry's summary of the law. Let this guide, the latest in Nolo's Quick Reference series, give you easy and affordable access to the information you need.

Manager's Legal Handbook,The

Author: Lisa Guerin,Sachi Barreiro

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324657

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

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Packed with all the information supervisors and managers need, The Manager’s Legal Handbook is the perfect resource for avoiding legal trouble when dealing with employees. It covers everything from hiring to firing, including wages and hours, workplace privacy, time off from work, protecting company trade secrets, performance evaluations, discipline, and much more. Designed for busy managers and HR professionals who need answers quickly, The Manager's Legal Handbook provides answers to frequently asked questions about every aspect of employment law. It also provides up-to-date information on the laws of every state.

Performance Appraisal Handbook, The

Legal & Practical Rules for Managers

Author: Amy DelPo

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413305679

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 197

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The Performance Appraisal Handbook is a must-read for every manager, whether they're writing a performance review for the first time or the hundredth. It's packed with the information and tools you need to make their company's appraisal process work better for everyone. Readers will know: • How to write and conduct effective appraisals • How to prevent potential lawsuits stemming from an appraisal • Essential employment law basics. The 2nd edition is completely updated with latest laws and provides sample forms and policies. Also, there is now going to be a CD-ROM which will include the forms, checklists and quizzes from the book.

Federal Employment Laws

A Desk Reference

Author: Amy DelPo,Lisa Guerin

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 0873377982

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 300

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Provides the United States federal employment laws in their original format, as well as a detailed explanation for each law, and shows how they pertain to various businesses.

Dealing with Problem Employees

A Legal Guide

Author: Amy DelPo,Lisa Guerin

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413316239

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 409

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"Comprehensive resource for preventing workplace problems, managing problems that do arise, and firing employees who can't improve. The 6th edition includes the latest Supreme Court decisions on retaliation and discrimination and new regulations on the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act"--Provided by publisher.

Your Rights in the Workplace

Author: Barbara Kate Repa

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413319092

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 560

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The most complete handbook on workplace laws ever published -- a must-have for every employee. Your Rights in the Workplace covers everything from rules for hiring and getting paid through losing a job and unemployment benefits -- all in plain English. Get the facts on: - illegal firings and layoffs - challenging a job loss - wages and hours - privacy on your email and voice mail - family and medical leave - on-the-job safety and health - health insurance and retirement plans - workplace testing - sexual harassment - discrimination - unemployment, disability and workers' compensation insurance This edition is completely updated to provide the latest legislation and case law that affects employees in all 50 states, including changes to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), new rules on COBRA continuation of health insurance, and the new Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). This book also addresses HIV/AIDS, privacy rights and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws

Author: Lisa Guerin,Amy DelPo,Sachi Barreiro

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413322816

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 512

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This book is an invaluable resource for managers, supervisors, HR professionals, and anyone else who needs to know about federal employment laws. It takes the 20 most important federal workplace laws and breaks them down into plain English, chapter by chapter. Managers and HR professionals can pick up this easy-to-use reference guide any time they have questions about their obligations under federal employment laws.

The Intellectual Property Handbook

A Practical Guide for Franchise, Business, and IP Counsel

Author: William A. Finkelstein

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781590315859

Category: Law

Page: 380

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The only single-volume guide to the major components of intellectual property published by the American Bar Association. Written by intellectual property and franchise lawyers, this resource provides substantive and practical guidance to a wide audience of non-IP specialists.

Performance Appraisal Handbook

Author: Amy DelPo Attorney

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413315119

Category: Law

Page: 224

View: 3500

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Everything you need to conduct legally safe employee evaluations The Performance Appraisal Handbook is a must-read for every manager, whether you're writing a performance review for the first time or the hundredth. It's packed with the information and tools you need to make your company's appraisal process work better for everyone. Find out how to: motivate your staff to perform better help employees develop and grow identify poor performers and help them get on track avoid common legal traps and problems increase employee morale foster good communication safely fire poor performers who fail to improve Written by an employment-law attorney and reviewed by an expert advisory board, this guide provides a unique combination of practical and legal information, plus easy-to-follow steps. You'll also get helpful checklists, sample forms and policies, and audio dialogues. The 2nd edition is completely updated to cover the latest legal developments.

Smith, Currie and Hancock's Common Sense Construction Law

A Practical Guide for the Construction Professional

Author: Thomas J. Kelleher, Jr.,John M. Mastin,Ronald G. Robey,Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118858158

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 896

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Cut through the legalese to truly understand constructionlaw Smith, Currie & Hancock's Common Sense ConstructionLaw is a guide for non-lawyers, presenting a practicalintroduction to the significant legal topics and questionsaffecting the construction industry. Now in its fifth edition, thisuseful guide has been updated to reflect the most currentdevelopments in the field, with new information on Public PrivatePartnerships, international construction projects, and more.Readers will find full guidance toward the new forms being producedby the AIA, AGC, and EJDC, including a full review, comparison tothe old forms, areas of concern, and advice for transitioning tothe new forms. The companion website features samples of thesedocuments for ease of reference, and end of chapter summaries andchecklists help readers make use of the concepts in practice. Theupdated instructor support material includes scenario exercises,sample curriculum, student problems, and notes highlighting the keypoints student responses should contain. Construction is one of the nation's single largest industries,but its fractured nature and vast economic performance leave itheavily dependent upon construction law for proper functioning.This book is a plain-English guide to how state and federal lawaffects the business, with practical advice on avoiding disputesand liability. Understand construction law without wading through legaltheory Get information on an emerging method of funding large-scaleprojects Parse the complexities presented by international and overseasprojects Migrate to the new AIA, AGC, and EJDC forms smoothly andconfidently This book doesn't cover legal theory or serve as a lawyer'sguide to case law and commentary – its strength is the clear,unaffected common-sense approach that caters to the constructionprofessional's perspective. For a better understanding ofconstruction law, Smith, Currie & Hancock's Common SenseConstruction Law is an efficient reference.

Workplace Investigations

A Step-By-Step Guide

Author: Lisa Guerin

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 9780873379823

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 362

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Thorough, fair-minded and practical information for employees, managers and business owners. Paula Brantner, Program Director, Workplace Fairness

Smart Policies for Workplace Technology

Email, Blogs, Cell Phones & More

Author: Lisa Guerin

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413318444

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 6513

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Every new device that promises to make our lives easier brings with it the risk of misuse -- whether accidental or intentional. That's why it's so important that any business that employs both people and computers create a safe and sensible policy for the appropriate use of technologies in the workplace. Smart Policies for Workplace Technologies provides the tools employers need to assess your current policies' effectiveness, along with information on how to draft or revise, then distribute and enforce your new customized policies. Protect your business with a policy that addresses: . protection of trade secrets . customer, employer and employee privacy . communicating with employees regarding privacy policy . management of electronic documents and tools . limiting liability for employee misconduct . conserving company resources Smart Policies for Workplace Technologies keeps your business safe, online and off. It's been fully updated to include the latest statistics, legal rules, and information about workplace technology, including developments at the federal level.

The Essential Guide to Family & Medical Leave

Author: Lisa Guerin,Deborah C. England

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1413325297

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 448

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Guerin and England teach employers the ins and outs of the Family Medical Leave Act. They provide detailed information, sample forms and tools that will help you and your managers track intermittent leave, complete the proper paperwork, and determine eligibility for different types of leave. -- adapted from back cover.