August 2008
Inc.;Aug2008, Vol. 30 Issue 8, following p46
The article offers a guide for employers in the U.S. in assembling an employee handbook. As a general rule, employers can protect themselves by giving employees a warning and a chance to reform their behavior before firing them. It suggests writing a policy that focuses on encouraging positive behaviors and avoids threats. Employers can also find guides to federal labor laws at osha.gov and small-business resources and contact information for state labor agencies at dol.gov.


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