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7 Reasons You Need An Employee Handbook

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Page for page, a good employee handbook is probably one of the most important documents your business will ever have. Here are seven reasons you need an employee handbook: 1. The employee handbook establishes your company’s policies clearly and effectively.

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Sick Leave is Contagious

Although there is no federal law covering sick leave, there is a growing movement on the state and municipal level to require employers to provide sick leave to their employees.  So far, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Washington DC, Jersey City,

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Time Off is a Battlefield

   “Too much work, too much vacation, too much of any one thing is unsound.” – Walter Annenberg  Employees want more time off.  Employers want more work.  It is a fight with no end, no winner.  Or is it? We

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How Can Vacation Be So Confusing?

Giving employees paid time off for vacation seems to be a standard benefit at most companies.  In practice, it is one of the most confusing and variable policies among companies.  In my experience, it is a common employee issue and

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