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Employee Handbook

An Employee Handbook is a series of employment policies, usually given to employees at the start of employment.


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Document Overview

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
  • Performance Management Policy
  • Work Health and Safety (WHS) Policy
  • Employee Privacy Policy
  • Social Media Policy
  • Workplace Surveillance Policy
  • Leave Policy
  • Working from Home Policy
  • Conflict of Interest Policy
  • Return to Work (Managing Injury) Policy
  • Acceptable Use Policy
  • Modern Slavery Policy
  • Whistleblower Policy
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Policy
  • Diversity Policy
  • Employee Assistance Program Policy
  • Employee Exit Policy
  • Expense Claim Policy
  • Flexible Working Policy
  • Cybersecurity Policy
  • Use of Company Property Policy
  • First Aid Policy
  • ESG Policy
  • Environmental Policy
  • Dress Code Policy
  • Pets at Work Policy

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