With recent changes in California employment law and a continued urgency to protect employees and businesses from the trauma and damage of harassment, it is more important than ever to understand how harassment can affect your business.
Being proactive in implementing anti-harassment and non-discrimination policies in your workplace can protect employees and cultivate an inclusive and hospitable work environment.
By becoming vigilant, businesses can and should eradicate whatever social and legal vulnerabilities they may have, not only to mitigate crises and legal liabilities, but also to propel themselves to the forefront of being a model business for which to work.
What is an employee handbook? An employee handbook, not to be confused with a policy manual, is a guide for employees to reference company information, policies, procedures and expectations. Although it is especially useful for onboarding new employees, the handbook should always be accessible to every employee. According to Keven Steinberg, labor and employment lawyer...