Detailed employee handbook can help to avoid business litigation

| Sep 26, 2018 | Business Litigation

It is critical that businesses throughout Massachusetts communicate their policies and vision clearly. This is why your business needs solid employee manuals, handbooks and training materials. Hiring an attorney to guide you in developing these materials can help you to avoid unwanted business litigation down the road.

Well-written employee manuals/handbooks or training materials outline companies’ expectations for their employees’ behavior. At the same time, they establish various penalties for misconduct. By choosing to create a thorough training program and handbook, you can unify your workers and streamline your operations while simultaneously cultivating a transparent and safer workplace.

An employment law attorney in Massachusetts can assist you in developing policies concerning a variety of areas, including the handling of overtime and hours, benefits and pay, and discipline and behavior. In addition, your employee manual and training documents can address the use of internet in the workplace, along with telecommuting. Even policies on how you deal with relationships with third-party agencies and independent contractors can help you to limit your liability.

For our last 100 years of service, we’ve covered all form of employment law. Let us help you produce better employee manuals and training. Since 1918, the attorneys of Seder & Chandler have excelled at facing complicated and fast-moving legal issues, from complex corporate law, commercial real estate law, estate planning, to acting as counsel for law matters business and personal. Contact us today to learn how our combination of traditional commitments and adaptivity has given us a legacy of a 100 years.