Should These Policies Be in the Employee Handbook?

Should These Policies Be in the Employee Handbook?

Q:  We are revising our employee handbook and were wondering if we must include sections/policies on the following: Marijuana Use?  Not required. In Florida, marijuana use is still illegal (unless prescribed by a doctor), so the topic is usually covered by your “drugs...
Not Having Workplace Rules is as Risky as Smoking

Not Having Workplace Rules is as Risky as Smoking

As an advocate and evangelist for HR, I often ask myself, “Why don’t businesses take simple precautions (like having HR policies) that will help them and their employees stay out of trouble in the long run?” The answer has long evaded me.  Until now.  I recently...