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5 Necessary Policies for your Employee Handbook

There are several provisions that just about all employee handbooks should include. Let’s simply cover the top five. There are certainly numerous other important provisions to include in an employee handbook, but these five are critical and provide important protections for employers (both nonprofit and for-profit employers). The employee handbook should make it clear it… Read more »

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) & absenteeism

INTRODUCTION For decades, employers enjoyed very wide latitude in disciplining and firing employees for attendance problems, even if the absenteeism was the result of illness or injury. The latitude has been significantly altered since passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). And don’t forget — the ADA applies to nonprofits, too! COVERAGE  The ADA… Read more »

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5 Policies Every Employee Handbook Should Include

  There are several general provisions that every employee handbook should include. To start, here I discuss just 5. There are certainly other – numerous other – important provisions to include in an employee handbook. But these 5 are critical and provide important protections for employers (nonprofit and for-profit employers, both). The employee handbook should make… Read more »