Well written and comprehensive employee handbook will benefit both the employee and the employer. Employees will gain a better sense of the organization and employers will know that they have made the policies and expectations clear to its workers.
An up-to-date, compliant handbook is also a viable first line of defense against huge litigation costs. And a thorough handbook is beneficial to both the organization as well as the newly hired employee as it clearly sets the tone for the expectations of that employee
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Introduce culture and values
Helps to foster a sense of pride and belonging, which studies show will help employees become more productive, sooner.
Provides employees with a clear understanding of their responsibilities and a compass for organizational policies.
Establish company policies
Managers can use the handbook to answer questions and make decisions regarding your policies to ensure consistent practice.
Labor law compliance
Communicates various entitlements and obligations to employees and helps keep you compliant with these regulations.
Employee benefits overview
Informs employees of vacations, 401k, health insurance, paid parental leave, or other benefits and the eligibility requirements.
Defend against employee claims
A thorough handbook shows third-party investigators that the organization exercised "reasonable care" toward its employees.