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 North Carolina Guide series.
AVERY R. MILLER is an attorney with K&L Gates LLP in the firm's Raleigh office. She is a member of the labor, employment, and workplace safety practice group. Ms. Miller focuses her practice on defending employers in civil and administrative employment litigation matters, assisting clients in drafting and modifying employment related agreements, and conducting diligence regarding complex labor and employment issues relating to mergers and acquisitions. She regularly advises employers on a wide variety of labor and employment issues, including employee separations, restrictive covenants, and compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act and various state wage and hour laws. Ms. Miller assists clients in ensuring compliance with affirmative action program requirements and advises clients relating to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. She earned her B.S. degree from Elon University and her J.D. degree from Wake Forest School of Law.
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