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Hows & Whys of Personnel Policies

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
9:00am – 12:00pm
3.0 HRCI & SHRM Credits

Program Leader:  Bret Yaw, Attorney, FordHarrison LLP

EAF Members – $119
Non-Members – $149

CANCELLATION & NO-SHOW POLICY – Registrants who do not cancel with a 48-hour notice and who do not attend will be invoiced for the entire fee.  Substitutions may be made at any time.



A large percentage of the lawsuits initiated by employees are grounded in statements contained in employee handbooks and policies. Learn how to protect your organization from these types of claims and how to draft policies that are useful and effective for your organization.


Executive directors, supervisors, human resource personnel, staff responsible for employee policies and handbook, and board of directors.


Steps necessary to develop policies & handbook that will minimize your organization’s legal exposure and serve as an effective administrative and employee relations tool.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Employee Handbooks

Critical Content of an Employee Handbook

* Discharge                                               * Discipline

* Disclaimer language                            * Layoffs

* Creation of a Probationary period    * Performance evaluations

* Equal Employment Opportunity

Practical Pointers for Drafting Policies

* Approaches to drafting                        * Words to avoid

* Maintaining morale                              * Training of supervisors

* Proper distribution                               * Understanding the company Culture

Participant Exercises


September 29
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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EAF Training Facility
640 E State Road 434, Suite 3100
Longwood, FL 32750 United States
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CANCELLATION & NO-SHOW POLICY – Registrants who do not cancel with 48 hours notice and who do not attend are liable for the entire fee. Substitutions may be made at any time.


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640 E State Road 434, Suite 3100
Longwood, FL 32750

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