What’s your policy on personal phone calls at work? — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
We’re updating our employee handbook and we would like to include a policy limiting employees’ use of the phones for personal business. We want to allow occasional calls—for kid-related emergencies and so forth—but I don’t know how to word that in a policy. Can anyone share a phone use policy that might work?—Tara, N.Y.
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