How To Create a Legal and Effective Employee Handbook

Duration 60 Mins
Level Basic & Intermediate
Webinar ID IQW22I0943

  • How to develop the basic framework for your employee handbook.
  • How to ensure that your employee handbook provides adequate protection again discrimination
  • claims.
  • Best practices for communicating your handbook to your employees.
  • Pitfalls to avoid when updating your employee handbook, include carefully observing your current policies, patterns, and practices.
  • How to ensure that your employee handbook meets Federal and State Laws.
  • The dangers of using, “ready-made” employee handbook templates

Overview of the webinar

The employee handbook is not only a legal document but critical to your Onboarding Process. It also serves as a valuable communication tool to ensure your employees stay current with your Company's policies and practices. A successful employee handbook can help mitigate legal exposure and reduce turnover. A thorough well-written employee handbook is essential to your organization's success.

Who should attend?

All levels of HR, CEO's, and CFO’s

Why should you attend?

This training will cover the key elements that should be included in every employee handbook. Additionally, you’ll learn how to ensure that your employee handbook reflects your organizational culture.

Faculty - Ms.Racquel L. Harris

Racquel Harris is The Chief Strategy Officer at R. L. Harris & Associates, LLC. Racquel has 25 years of Executive level experience in Human Resources and earned two certifications in Human Resources and certification in Risk Management. Racquel is a graduate of Indiana University where she received a BA in Organizational Communication. Racquel has a full and comprehensive understanding of how important training is to an organization. She has a high aptitude for strategic planning and execution which she implemented while she was President of the Michiana Chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management. Under her leadership, the organization achieved the prestigious Chapter of the Year Award from the Indiana State Council of The Society for Human Resources Management. Racquel is an expert in labor relations, federal and state employment laws, and strategically aligning human resources with organizational goals. Racquel is recognized in the community as a servant leader which has earned her numerous awards including the Martin Luther King Drum Major award presented by former Mayor Jeff Rea, The “40 under 40” recognition by the St. Joseph County Chamber of Commerce, The Seven Seals Award by the ESGR, and the Michiana Chapter Society for Human Resources Management 2010 Leader of the Year. She served on the Indiana State Council for the Society for Human Resources Management as a Historian and School to Work Representative, The YWCA Personnel Committee, The Bridges Out of Poverty Board, and the Community Coordinated Child Care Board of Directors. She also served as the Assistant Human Resources Director for the International Church of God in Christ Department of Evangelism and as an instructor for the Missionary Academy for the 4th Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of Indiana. Additionally, she has been a guest on the International Harvest Show with LeSea Broadcasting four times. Racquel enjoys volunteering her time to present professional skills training classes at the Work One Center to help candidates prepare for employment opportunities. She is committed to ensuring the success of others.

Credits

HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). Please make note of the activity ID number on your recertification application form. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org

ComplianceIQ is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for [1] PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

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