HR Domains (Career GPS): Organization Design & Development; Employee Relations; Performance & Rewards; Organization Design & Development
While many organizations rely on employee handbooks to establish terms and conditions of employment and to set out the company’s operating procedures, employee handbooks are also a source of legal protection for an organization. Decisions such as discipline, termination, employee absences, and handling of workplace complaints are based upon the policies in an employee handbook. This session will explore the policies and language to add to an employee handbook to legally protect an organization.
- Learn the most common employee handbook mistakes
- Find out the policies that every organization should include in their employee handbook
- Take away language to add to an employee handbook to protect your organization
- Learn how to successfully implement an employee handbook into the workplace.
Presenter: Megan Burkett, Keyser Mason Ball LLP
Megan Burkett is a member of Keyser Mason Ball’s Labour and Employment Law group. Her practice involves advising corporations on a wide range of employment matters including wrongful dismissals, employment contracts, workplace policies, human rights, and employment standards. She is also experienced in the area of labour relations and assists her clients with contract interpretation and grievances. Megan appears in matters before administrative tribunals, in Superior Court and at the Ontario Labour Relations Board.