When a boss promises to give you a raise or promotion at some future time, don’t just nod, walk away and wait for your big day. Write a memo that summarizes what the boss promised to do, along with a timetable for action. Also include any commitments that you made, so that the “deal” is clearly and unambiguously captured in print. This holds both parties accountable for keeping their word.
Your employee handbook can be an invaluable organizational tool … or an employment lawsuit waiting to happen. And in recent years, Congress and state legislatures have been busy enacting laws that directly affect your employee handbook. If you haven’t kept up, you could find yourself in court....Click here to find out more.