Kate Bally is Director of the Practical Law Labor & Employment Service Kate joined Practical Law from Littler Mendelson...
Renee Karibi-Whyte, a Director with the Legal Know-How group (Practical Law, Practice Point, West LegalEdcenter) of Thomson Reuters, has...
In this episode of Thomson Reuters Down the Hall with Practical Law, host Renee Karibi-Whyte speaks with Kate Bally, Director of the Practical Law Labor and Employment Service, about the importance of establishing workplace policies and documenting those policies in an employee handbook. Kate discusses the risks associated with not providing an employee handbook and failing to follow handbooks consistently. Kate then breaks down how several burgeoning social issues – accommodation, wage and hour, confidentiality, LGBT issues, and state nuances – impact today’s corporate world. She closes the interview with an explanation of why employee handbook acknowledgement agreements are vital and shares the best professional advice she’s ever received.
During this episode, Kate referenced the Practical Law Employee Handbook Toolkit, which contains numerous resources to help employers create, maintain and distribute employee handbooks. You can access that Toolkit here.
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