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Practical Law:

Westlaw Forms:

  • Equal Employment Opportunities Policies
  • Code of Ethics/Conflict of Interest Policy

Westlaw Secondary Sources:

  • Employee Handbooks- Enforceability
  • Policy Statement

§ 1:13. Generally

West's Key Number Digest
Preparing an employee handbook is a complex task. There are several recommended steps to follow in preparing the handbook. These steps typically include:

  • selecting a project coordinator; establishing a policy committee;
  • determining the topics to be covered in the handbook;
  • gathering information regarding these topics;
  • deciding how these topics will be presented;
  • drafting and legal review; and
  • producing the handbook.
Following these steps helps to facilitate the development of the handbook and ensures a more satisfactory final product. Each of these steps is described in the following sections.