Up-to-date national/federal, state and key municipal policy statement templates and guidance to help you create and maintain a legally compliant employee handbook.

This tool:

  • Includes legally mandated and optional policy statements, to help you create or update an employee handbook.
  • Offers tips for employers on when to include each statement.
  • Provides guidance on the risk of implementing each policy, and implications of current and future developments in the law.

National Handbook

Access our National Handbook Table of Contents for links to all our national policy statements which together combine to form a proposed National Employee Handbook.

California Handbook

Access our California Handbook Table of Contents for links to all our California-specific policy statements and national policy statements which together combine to form a proposed California Employee Handbook.

State Supplements

Access our individual state supplements below for links to all state-specific policy statements for that state. These state supplements are designed to be used together with the national policy statements set forth in the above National Handbook Table of Contents.

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NEW Employee Handbooks Tool

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Help and Support

Visit the Help and Support section to learn more about using the Employee Handbooks tool to create and/or update your handbook.