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Update Your Employee Handbook For 2020 Checklist

Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

Note: This article will be continuously updated as new laws take effect in 2019.

When to Use

An employer should strive to keep its employee handbook current with the rapid pace of legal developments on the federal, state and local level. This checklist includes significant new or changed compliance requirements that impact employee-facing policies, based on laws and regulations that become effective in 2019, as well as model employee handbook statements. A summary of general trends and legal developments changed or adopted in 2019 is provided in How to Update Your Employee Handbook.

Employers should refer to the states and localities listed in the checklist below and complete the updates to their employee handbook(s) based on where they have operations and whether the laws are applicable to their workplace.

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