The HR Specialist

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The following sample policies were excerpted from The Book of Company Policies, published by HR Specialist, © Edit for your organization’s purposes. _____________________   Sample Nondisclosure Agreement: “The Employee understands and agrees that all books, records, documents and information, whether written or not, pertaining to the Company’s business activities, including but not limited to, customers, [...]

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The following sample policy was excerpted from The Book of Company Policies, published by HR Specialist, © 2011. Edit for your organization’s purposes and related state law. _____________________ “The undersigned understands and agrees that the Company has a vital interest in retaining the loyalty, fidelity and continued employment and association of its employees and customers. [...]

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The following sample policies were excerpted from The Book of Company Policies, published by HR Specialist, © 2007. Edit for your organization’s purposes. _____________________ Sample Policy 1: Sexual Harassment “XYZ is pledged to preserving a working environment free from sexual harassment. Harassment is against the law and is a form of gender discrimination. The aim [...]

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The following sample policy was excerpted from The Book of Company Policies, published by HR Specialist,© Edit for your organization’s purposes. _____________________ “In order to avoid interruption of work and protect you from unnecessary annoyance, solicitation of or by employees is prohibited in work areas during work time. Work time does not include lunch or [...]

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Issue: Nearly 10 percent of employees serve as caregivers for their elderly parents. That strain results in turnover and productivity problems. Risk: Lost productivity due to elder caregiving costs U.S. …

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Issue: Employers often set new hires’ wages, in part, based on salaries at previous jobs.
Risk: A new court ruling says you could run afoul of the Equal Pay Act …

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Issue: If an employee believes a boss’s order is illegal, she can refuse to do it. And you can’t punish her for that defiance.
Risk: You could run afoul of …

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