Employee Handbook And Personnel Policies

03-18-2021 | Live Broadcast Experience , 9:00a - 4:00p PST

Live Broadcast Experience
9:00am-4:00pm PST
12:00pm-7:00pm EST

Richard J. Simmons
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, Los Angeles, California

The online seminar experience will examine the legal and practical issues associated with employee handbooks. It will discuss techniques to drafting policies that will implement employers' objectives while safeguarding their interests. The unique book and the program will assist employers to identify and reduce their exposure to liabilities. Numerous kinds of policies will be reviewed, including a checklist for COVID-19 workplace policies, and more than 460 sample policies will be provided, including policies on termination, progressive discipline, at-will employment, telecommuting, cell phones, vacation benefits, sick pay, leaves of absence, social media, reference requests, and performance evaluations, among others. You will not want to miss this invaluable workshop.

The program features Attorney Richard J. Simmons' EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK AND PERSONNEL POLICIES MANUAL* (over 780 pages), which will be provided in advance of the program date to all registrants. It is an indispensable resource that has received national acclaim and is valuable for employers in all industries.

Among the many subjects that will be discussed in the program are the following:

  • New COVID-19 Workplace Policies
  • Family And Medical Leave Policies
  • New Sick Leave And Vacation Policies
  • Leave Of Absence Laws And Policies
  • Violence Prevention And Workplace Security
  • Social Media And Networking Policies
  • Benefit Disclaimers
  • Integrated At-Will Policies
  • Meal And Rest Period Policies Reflecting New Standards
  • Organ And Bone Marrow Donor Leaves
  • California's Paid Family Leave Law - SB 1661 And Amendments
  • Internet And Electronic Communications Policies
  • Drug And Alcohol Screening, Detection, And Prohibition Policies
  • COBRA Policies
  • Drafting Time Off And Leave Of Absence Policies Based On Recent Changes
  • Drafting Policies Addressing Privacy Issues
  • Employment Discrimination Issues
  • Contractual Issues
  • Grievance Procedures
  • Termination For Cause vs. At Will
  • Sexual Harassment And Expansion Of Policies -- To Cover Retaliation And Other Types Of Unlawful Harassment
  • Medical Leave Of Absence Policies
  • Holiday, Sick, And Paid Time Off Benefits
  • Reference Request Policies And Releases
  • Arbitration Provisions In Handbooks
  • Policies Preserving The Right To Modify Handbooks
  • Questions And Answers
* The print copy of the Employee Handbook and Personnel Policies Manual will be shipped prior to the program date. The electronic copy is also available for an additional fee. See registration page for more details.