Seminar: Employee Handbooks Must Haves & Common Mistakes To Avoid

Speaker: Peter A. Burr, Employment Law Attorney

To learn more about Employee Handbooks, please attend one of our upcoming seminars listed below


Feb 18th in our Oakley Office 12:00 PM – 1:00PM (EST)
Feb 24th in our Over-the-Rhine office 4:00 PM – 5:00PM (EST)

BPBS attorney Peter Burr is happy to host this seminar exploring employer best practices related to employee handbooks for business owners.

Topics covered will include key legal updates that Ohio employers should be making to their handbooks, common mistakes to avoid and best practices related to what to include and what to avoid. Attendees benefit from the knowledge of employment lawyers who have reviewed hundreds of employee handbooks. Consider bringing your handbook to the program and you can start noting what needs to change as we discuss several of the most critical policies, including:

  • Purpose of the Employee Policy Manual
    • Advantages and disadvantages
  • Dangers and things to look out for
  • What to Include in Your Handbook
    • A disclaimer for terms of the handbook
    • Describe employed at will
    • An anti-harassment policy
    • An explanation of the “eligibility” dates for benefits
    • Discipline policy and right to terminate
  • How to communicate the handbook’s contents, as well as any changes that you may make from time to time