Protecting A Valuable Company Asset

Law360, New York (March 27, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Employee handbooks can be great tools for employers, but like mutual funds and automobiles, they need periodic checkups and maintenance. A well-written and up-to-date employee handbook can be a litigation lifesaver, but an out-of-date handbook can be your worst nightmare.

Recognizing and treating employee handbooks as important HR assets will pay off in the long run by providing consistency and guidance in day-to-day operations, and legal protection in the event of a lawsuit.

Unfortunately, many employers don’t give their employee handbooks the attention they deserve. Some...
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