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What Should Employee Handbooks Include for Oklahoma Law Firms? (SlideShare)


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Learn what Oklahoma law firms include in employee handbooks to avoid liability.
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What Should Employee Handbooks Include for Oklahoma Law Firms? (SlideShare)

  1. 1. Courtesy of Emsco Solutions What Should Employee Handbooks Include for Oklahoma Law Firms?
  2. 2. Sponsored by Employee handbooks serve a dual function for Oklahoma law firmsKenny Keller CTO
  3. 3. Sponsored by First, they help the firm avoid liability by making its policies and expectations clearKenny Keller CTO
  4. 4. Sponsored by Second, they use the same rules and requirements to manage employees in a way that makes the firm profitableKenny Keller CTO
  5. 5. Sponsored by Setting Expectations Kenny Keller CTO
  6. 6. Sponsored by Policies on the following must be addressed to eliminate the possibility of misunderstandings laterKenny Keller CTO
  7. 7. Sponsored by • Behavior Policies Kenny Keller CTO
  8. 8. Sponsored by • Confidentiality Kenny Keller CTO
  9. 9. Sponsored by • Complaint Procedures Kenny Keller CTO
  10. 10. Sponsored by Before writing the section on employee requirements, Kenny Keller CTO
  11. 11. Sponsored by the firm’s managers and HR staff should determine what issues are important to the companyKenny Keller CTO
  12. 12. Sponsored by Is there a corporate culture that mandates a particular dress code?Kenny Keller CTO
  13. 13. Sponsored by Is text messaging on the job permitted? Kenny Keller CTO
  14. 14. Sponsored by Can employees blog about the firm? Kenny Keller CTO
  15. 15. Sponsored by If these are important matters, address them in the handbookKenny Keller CTO
  16. 16. Sponsored by Explaining Responsibilities Kenny Keller CTO
  17. 17. Sponsored by An excellent handbook will clearly explain the firm’s responsibilities toward its employeesKenny Keller CTO
  18. 18. Sponsored by • Compensation Kenny Keller CTO
  19. 19. Sponsored by • Paid Time Off Kenny Keller CTO
  20. 20. Sponsored by • Other Benefits Kenny Keller CTO
  21. 21. Sponsored by • Anti-Discrimination Policies Kenny Keller CTO
  22. 22. Sponsored by • Discipline Kenny Keller CTO
  23. 23. Sponsored by Communicating Office Procedures Kenny Keller CTO
  24. 24. Sponsored by Having information like the following in writing improves productivityKenny Keller CTO
  25. 25. Sponsored by because newer staff are not regularly interrupting their senior co-workers or managers to request guidance Kenny Keller CTO
  26. 26. Sponsored by • How to order office supplies like paper and notepadsKenny Keller CTO
  27. 27. Sponsored by • What number to call if the copier breaks down Kenny Keller CTO
  28. 28. Sponsored by • How to use the postage machine Kenny Keller CTO
  29. 29. Sponsored by Bottom Line Kenny Keller CTO
  30. 30. Sponsored by An employee handbook can help a firm run more smoothly Kenny Keller CTO
  31. 31. Sponsored by How effective is the employee handbook at your firm?Kenny Keller CTO
  32. 32. Sponsored by Let us know your thoughts in the Comments box below Kenny Keller CTO
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