The Beginner's Guide to Creating and Updating Handbooks
In many situations, an employee handbook serves as a useful resource for both the employees and the employer. However, a poorly written handbook can also be the cause of litigation and fail to provide employers with legal protection. This engaging program explores best practices for updating social media policies, guidelines for creating retaliation policies, legal guidance for taking a stance on cyberbullying and more. Mitigate legal risks from the get-go. Register today!
Stay up to date on important legislative developments.
Develop legal best practices for updating wage and hour policies and provisions.
Uncover tips for drafting work-from-home policies.
Examine essential guidelines for making changes to discrimination and harassment policies.
Advise employers of the legal risks of failing to update and implement effective workplace safety policies.
Analyze legal best practices for creating drug, alcohol and marijuana policies.
Evaluate other handbook policies that require regular review and revision.
This course is part of the Human Resource Law 101: A Mississippi Guide series.
MARILYN HIGDON is an attorney in the firm's Memphis Office of Fisher & Phillips, LLP. She focuses on a wide range of labor and employment issues including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, employment policies, wage and hour, and traditional labor disputes, including a special focus on workplace issues related to COVID-19. Ms. Higdon earned her J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Mississippi School of Law, where she was Executive Articles Editor for the Mississippi Law Journal. During law school, she worked in-house as an intern in the Labor Law Group at a Fortune 100 global shipping company and served as an intern for the Hon. R. David Proctor at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.
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