Concept image of employee handbook over wooden office table. top view. Credit: Tomertu/Adobe Stock. Credit: Tomertu/Adobe Stock.

As the new year begins, employers should take a step back to evaluate the state of their employee handbook. Employee handbooks are an essential tool in any business as they clearly lay out the company’s policies and practices.

For most employees, other than the obligatory posters which are frequently ignored, the handbook is the only legal touchpoint they have regarding their rights and responsibilities. Businesses should take a hard look at these important legal road maps to ensure they are not committing these six common mistakes.

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