Please keep in mind that the purpose of this Human Resources Guidebook is to provide general information and sample policies to regarding human resources/personnel issues that frequently arise in the workplace. This Guidebook highlights issues which are frequently raised, and is not intended to be, and is not, an all-inclusive manual on human resources issues. This Guidebook is not intended to be used in its current form as an employee handbook or policy manual by any businesses. Many policies discussed herein vary based on the specific circumstances of an organization, and some employment laws and regulations apply differently to employers depending upon their size and other factors.
Due to the intensive nature of policy development and implementation and the numerous federal, state, and local laws and regulations which apply to employment issues, businesses are urged to consult knowledgeable legal counsel prior to development and publication of any manual, policy statements, or employee handbook.