What are the key policies to include in an employee handbook?

Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

There are several policies that should be addressed in the employee handbook, including:

  • At-will employment
  • Disclaimers
  • Attendance and tardiness
  • Pay policies, such as timekeeping
  • Code of conduct
  • Anti-discrimination, anti-harassment and anti-retaliation
  • Accommodation
  • Paid sick leave/paid time off
  • Legally required leaves
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Benefits
  • Wage and hour and compensation
  • Confidentiality
  • Dress code
  • Safety and security
  • Discipline
  • Drugs and alcohol