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Down in Black and White – The Latest Word on Company Handbooks

December 19, 2006

The employee handbook has been part of the business landscape for decades, and its basic purpose – to inform workers of a company’s policies and operating philosophies – hasn’t changed. What has changed, for most businesses, is the length of the table of contents, with recently added language to include everything from Internet-use restrictions to policies on whistleblowing. Now, as always, the challenge for employers is to write a handbook that protects them instead of leaving them vulnerable to litigation…

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by: George O’Brien

BusinessWest
December 11, 2006
 

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