The best employee handbook for California businesses
If you have employees in California, there are 24 different employment policies that may be required by state and federal law. SixFify teamed up with the top employment law firm in the nation to teach a computer to write employment policies like a lawyer would. The result: over 50 policies that account for the law in California and every U.S. state. All customized to your business.
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Employee Policy Assessment
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Policies required by Federal and California law
Depending on how many employees you have, and in which cities, you may be required by law to have these policies. To find out more, book a demo with SixFifty.
(separate state and federal policies)
This policy explains the leave that is permitted under the FMLA and applicable state FMLA laws.
Parental Leave Policy
This provision allows employees to take leave for pregnancy, childbirth, adoption, and foster placement.
Medical Donor Leave Policy
This policy allows employees to take paid leave to serve as an organ or bone marrow donor.
School Leave Policy
This policy allows employees who are parents to take unpaid leave to participate in school activities.
Voting Leave Policy
This policy allows employees to take paid time off to vote if they do not have sufficient time outside of working hours to vote.
Jury Duty Leave Policy
(separate state and federal policies)
This policy allows employees to take leave when serving on a jury or attending jury selection.
Meal and Rest Break Policy
This policy sets forth the meal and rest breaks that your company provides to non-exempt employees.
Outside Employment Policy
This policy explains the requirements for taking second jobs and the conflicts of interest that may arise.
Domestic Violence Victim Leave Policy
This policy allows employees who are the victims of domestic violence or sexual assault to take unpaid leave.
EEO and Anti-Discrimination Policy
This policy indicates that your company does not discriminate or tolerate harassment.
Military Leave Policy
(separate state and federal policies)
This policy allows employees to take unpaid, job-protected leave during active military duty.
Health and Safety Policy
This policy describes health and safety protocols that employees must follow, including for COVID.
Paid Time Off and Vacation Policy
This policy outlines when and how much paid time off employees receive each year as part of their employment.
Crime Victim Leave Policy
This policy allows employees who are the victims of crimes to take unpaid leave to participate in the legal process.
Witness Duty Leave Policy
This policy allows employees to take leave to appear in court or any other investigative proceedings.
Sick Leave Policy
(separate policies by city)
This policy describes when and how much sick leave employees receive as part of their employment.
Lactation Accommodation Policy
This policy states that employees may request lactation and/or breastfeeding accommodations.
Civil Service Leave Policy
This policy allows employees to take unpaid leave to perform volunteer emergency duties.
Sexual Harassment Policy
This policy states that your company is committed to maintaining a workplace free from sexual harassment.
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This policy indicates that any dispute related to an employee’s employment will be settled by arbitration.
Employment of Relatives Policy
This policy is for when relatives of employees may be eligible for employment at the company.
Off-Duty Use of Facilities Policy
This policy provides that employees may not be on or use company premises or facilities while not on duty.
Punctuality and Attendance Policy
This policy states that employees are expected to report to work on time and remain at work for their entire workday.
This policy explains the company’s rules on working from home or a satellite location as part of their employment.
Temporary Relocation Policy
This policy requires employees to notify your company if they plan to work from a different location.
This policy indicates that non-exempt employees must keep accurate time records of the time worked.
Technology Systems Policy
This policy states that everything created on the company’s tech systems is the property of your company.
At-Will Employment Policy
This policy specifies that a company may terminate an employee’s employment at any time for any reason.
Company Property Policy
This policy outlines the rules by which employees can use company property for a business purpose.
Dress Code Policy
This policy specifies appropriate dress and grooming for company employees at work and while working from home.
Employee Benefits Policy
This policy allows your company to indicate which insurance benefits it offers to eligible employees.
Payment of Wages Policy
This policy describes how often employees are paid as part of their employment with the company.
Salary Pay Policy
This policy explains that salaries are intended to pay for all hours worked during each pay period.
Social Media Policy
This policy explains the company’s rules for the use of social media, including when social media can be used at work.
Workplace Violence Policy
This policy indicates that your company has no tolerance for acts and threats of violence among employees.
Bereavement Leave Policy
This policy allows employees to take unpaid leave upon the death of certain family members.
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Policy
This policy explains that your company prohibits being impaired by drugs or alcohol at work.
This policy prohibits employees from accepting gifts from anyone doing business with the company.
This policy indicates that only non-exempt employees qualify for overtime pay in accordance with applicable law.
Payroll Deductions Policy
This policy provides that your company must withhold taxes as part of their employment.
Solicitation of Literature Policy
This policy states that employees may not solicit or distribute written materials for any cause during work time.
Workers' Compensation Policy
This policy explains that your company provides insurance for employees in case of work-related injuries.
Expense Reimbursement Policy
This policy outlines the company’s process for the reimbursement of business-related expenses.
Confidentiality/Trade Secrets Policy
This policy states that employees must safeguard the company’s confidential information.
Employee References Policy
This policy indicates that all requests for references must be directed to Human Resources.
Immigration Law Compliance Policy
This policy stipulates that all employees must complete and sign the verification form required by federal law.
Protected Activity Not Prohibited
Electronic Devices While Driving Policy
This policy explains that employees are required to comply with applicable laws while driving.
Work Schedules Policy
This policy sets forth your company’s regular work days and work hours as part of employment.
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