Employee Handbooks For Law Firms - Careful, Careful! (HR)

We don’t need no stinking handbook! Yes . . . . we do. In today’s litigious environment, employee handbooks are essential for all employers. They are the most important tool for ensuring that policies are enforced properly and personnel matters are handled consistently, thus protecting your firm from future liability. Join this session to discuss the important dos and don'ts in drafting a handbook for your law firm without creating employee contracts.


Learning Objectives:

  • Explain why having an employee handout is essential for your law firm
  • List essential handbook policies for all employees
  • Identify and create specific policies that are unique to a law practice

Michael S. Cohen, J.D.
, is a Partner at Duane Morris LLP in Philadelphia in the firm’s Employment Services Practice Group. A highly-rated ALA speaker, he has trained and counseled employees throughout the country on employment subjects, including harassment prevention, diversity, discipline, hiring, firing, recruiting, performance evaluations and compliance.

CLMSM Credit for live program only: 2 hours of credit in the category of Writing Skills (CM) for those seeking to fulfill the CLM application and 2 hours in the subject area of Communication & Organization Management (CM) for CLM Recertification.

This Webinar has been approved for recertification credit toward PHR and SPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI).
Seminar Information
Date Presented:
February 22, 2012 2:00 PM Eastern
Length:
2 hours
Employee Handbooks For Law Firms - Careful, Careful! (HR)
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