CHAPTER_11_-_NAVIGATING_THE_EMPLOYMENT_RELATIONSHIP

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1 CHAPTER 11 – NAVIGATING THE CHAPTER 11 – NAVIGATING THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP CHAPTER FOCUS: Evaluate the effective use of employee policy manuals Examine the legal requirements for amending an employment contract; Consider ongoing management issues, including performance management, progressive discipline, and attendance management programs; and Consider an employer’s liability for damages caused by intoxicated employees
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2 EMPLOYMENT MANUALS EMPLOYMENT MANUALS It includes company rules concerning such matters as dress codes, probationary periods, benefit entitlements, disciplinary procedures, office procedures, sick leave policy and employer harassment policy Provides the employer with a method to treat all employees consistently
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3 EMPLOYERS SHOULD EMPLOYERS SHOULD Ensure that the manual is clearly drafted Ensure that the employment contract or letter of hire specifically incorporates the manual. Provide employees with a copy of the manual before they begin to work; Apply the manual’s policy consistently among employees Ensure all employees have up-to-date copies of the manual
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4 EMPLOYERS SHOULD EMPLOYERS SHOULD Give as much notice as possible of significant changes to manual policy; Have employees indicate in writing that they have reviewed the manual and any changes to it, perhaps on an annual basis; and Ensure that employees are aware of the consequences of failing to adhere to the manual and that these consequences are fair.
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This note was uploaded on 07/13/2011 for the course HRMT 001 taught by Professor Elain during the Spring '11 term at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

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