Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

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Last updated December 2018
Last updated March 23, 2021
Suitable for all Australian states and territories
Suitable for all Australian states and territories

The handbook is a series of employment policies, usually given to employees at the start of employment.

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Document Summary: 

An employee handbook is a useful resource that ensures all employees are aware of rules and expectations. Generally, new hires will be provided with a copy of this handbook. It will clarify expectations and standards for both the employer and employee of a workplace. This document can also protect the company from certain lawsuits in the event of an employee claim. Depending on the case itself, you can prove that an employee knew the standards and expectations of their role. 

Use this Handbook if:

  • You want to set out formal workplace policies for your employees;
  • You want to outline general policies and expectations for all employees in your workplace;
  • You wish to create a consolidated document inclusive of all relevant workplace policies

What does this Handbook cover?

This handbook gives companies the option to include as few or as many of the following employment policies as they choose:

  • IT Policy
  • Drug and Alcohol Policy
  • Anti-Discrimination Policy
  • Harassment and Bullying Policy
  • Grievance Policy
  • Poor performance and Misconduct Policy
  • Work Health and Safety (WHS) Policy
  • Employee Privacy Policy
  • Social Media Policy
  • Surveillance Policy
  • Leave Policy
  • Working from Home Policy
  • Conflict of Interest Policy
  • Return to Work (Managing Injury) Policy

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