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Drafting Policies and Procedures for Employee Handbooks" The Paralegal's Guide

  • 01/18/2019
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Audio Webinar

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Drafting-Policies-and-Procedures-for-Employee-Handbooks-The-Paralegal-s-Guide/Audio-Webinar/81719ER_NLA458800000?pt=1

Program Description

Review of Key Handbook Elements

Employee handbooks are important for the day-to-day interactions of a business. The paralegal plays a key role in making sure that all critical elements are in order. This essential course will guide you through the components that need to be included with drafting tips and sample wording for important, must-have policies. Ensure you are developing and maintaining top-notch employee handbooks - register today!

  • Review the steps for revising an existing handbook vs. starting from scratch.
  • Learn how to draft language that is flexible that makes future changes easier.
  • Take a closer look at effective ways to assemble required disclaimers.
  • Discuss practical calendaring and tracking methods to stay on top of the maintenance of handbooks.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level program will provide best practices for drafting employee handbook policies. Those who should attend include: 

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Revising the Old vs. Starting Anew
  2. What is Federally Required?
  3. Drafting Flexible Language in Handbooks
  4. Constructing Necessary Disclaimers
  5. Important Policies to Include (with Drafting Tips and Sample Wording)
  6. Recent Employment Law Developments That Affect Handbooks
  7. Maintaining/Reviewing the Handbook and Policies - Calendaring and Tracking

Washington State Paralegal Association
1402 Lake Tapps Parkway SE
Ste. F104/PMB133
Auburn, WA. 98092



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