Acknowledgement and Agreement
An acknowledgment is signed by each employee indicating that the employee understands and agrees to abide by the terms of the employee handbook.
Affinity Group Policy
This policy gives a framework for the creation of employer sponsored employee interest or identity groups.
This policy is based on the Civil Right Act of 1964 and usequent anti-discrimination laws.
This policy indicates that any dispute related to an employee’s employment will be settled by arbitration.
At-Will Employment Agreement
This policy specifies that a company may terminate an employee’s employment at any time for any reason.
Background Check Policy
This policy informs employees about the basic procedures of a background check as well as its purpose and information that might be collected and reviewed in a background check.
Bereavement Leave Policy
This policy allows employees to take unpaid leave upon the death of certain family members.
Business Expense Reimbursement Policy
This policy sets forth a company’s policies and procedures for the reimbursement of business-related expenses.
COVID - Sick and Family Leave Policy
This policy covers how a company allows Emergency Paid Sick Leave during the COVID-19 outbreak. This policy is meant to function during the coronavirus pandemic, not afterward.
COVID Workplace Policies
This module helps a company address concerns about COVID-19 in the workplace.
This assessment helps a company prepare to create a written COVID-19 Prevention Program (CPP) by providing helpful information about the topics that must be covered in a CPP.
Cal/OSHA Hazard Identification Worksheet
This COVID-19 Hazard Identification Worksheet identifies and evaluates the COVID-19 hazards in a company’s workplace. This worksheet is a required part of a written COVID-19 Prevention Program (CPP).
Cal/OSHA Investigation Report
This report should be completed to document a company’s investigation of COVID-19 cases in the workplace. A new report should be completed for each case.
Cal/OSHA Major Outbreak Guidance
This document sets forth the guidance that a company must put in place and include in its CPP if there are 20 or more cases in the workplace within a 30-day period.
Cal/OSHA Outbreak Guidance
This document sets forth the guidance that a company must put in place and include in its CPP if there are 3 or more cases in the workplace within a 14-day period.
Cal/OSHA Prevention Program
This written COVID-19 Prevention Program (CPP) sets forth the policies and procedures required by Cal/OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standards effective as of May 2022.
California OSHA Documents
This module helps a company create the necessary documents to comply with Cal/OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standards.
California Supplemental Paid Sick Leave (SPSL) Policy
This policy addresses supplemental COVID-19 paid sick leave created by California and its cities and counties.
Candidate Evaluation Form
A company can use this form to objectively evaluate applicants for employment.
Company Property Policy
This policy outlines the rules by which employees can use company property for a business purpose.
Confidentiality and Trade Secrets Policy
This policy states that employees must safeguard the company’s confidential information.
Crime Victim Leave Policy
This policy allows employees who are the victims of crimes to take unpaid leave to participate in the legal process.
This Action Plan and Assessment helps a company with their DEI journey to assess their current efforts and create an action plan to move their DEI program forward.
DEI Vision Statement
This module helps a company address concerns about COVID-19 in the workplace.
Desk Hoteling Policy
This policy creates a system in which employees do not have permanent offices or desks, but instead reserve temporary, shared workspaces when needed.
Direct Deposit Policy
This policy allows employees to receive their wages through direct deposit.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
This module helps a company with their Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) journey.
Domestic Violence Victim Leave Policy
This policy allows employees who are the victims of domestic violence or sexual assault to take unpaid leave.
Dress Code Policy
This policy specifies appropriate dress and grooming for company employees at work and while working from home.
EEO and Anti-Discrimination Policy
This policy indicates that the company does not discriminate or tolerate harassment.
Electronic Devices While Driving Policy
This policy explains that employees are required to comply with applicable laws while driving.
Emergency Services and Civil Service Leave Policy
This policy allows employees to take unpaid leave to perform volunteer emergency or public service duties.
Employee Benefits Policy
This policy allows a company to indicate which insurance benefits it offers to eligible employees.
This document is used to confirm the employees answers to the Employee Screening if the employer decides not to deploy the Employee Screening every day.
Employee Classification Policy
This policy summarizes the different categories of employees including exempt versus nonexempt, full-time, part-time, short-term or temporary employees and on-call employees.
Employee Dating Policy
This policy establishes guidelines for employees to follow if they are romantically involved with a colleague. This includes a section on flirting, appropriate behavior and reporting relationships.
Employee Expense Reimbursement Policy
This policy indicates that all requests for references must be directed to Human Resources and explains type of information will be revealed in accordance with applicable laws.
An employee handbook explains company rules, culture, and leave.
This is a stand-alone non-disclosure agreement between a company and potential employee or contractor.
Employee Offer Letter
This is a customized offer letter to extend an offer of employment to a potential employee.
Employee References Policy
This policy indicates that all requests for references must be directed to Human Resources.
This questionnaire collects the information from employees on a daily basis to ensure that contagious individuals do not come to work.
Employee Separation Agreement
This is a separation and release agreement to provide a departing employee severance pay in exchange for a general release of claims against the company.
This questionnaire collects information from employees to determine whether they are ready and willing to return to work.
This is a customized employment contract between an employee and a company that can be tailored to the laws of all 50 states and D.C.
Employment of Relatives Policy
This policy is for when relatives of employees may be eligible for employment at the company.
Exit Interview Form
This document is a form that a company can use to conduct interviews with individuals who are leaving the company.
Exit Interview Policy
This policy explains the interview procedure for employees leaving the company and helps set their expectations.
Expense Reimbursement Policy
This policy outlines the company’s process for the reimbursement of business-related expenses.
This policy explains the leave that is permitted under the FMLA and applicable state FMLA laws.
This policy prohibits employees from accepting gifts from anyone doing business with the company
Health and Safety Policy
This policy describes health and safety protocols that employees must follow, including for COVID.
This provision allows a company to indicate which paid holidays it observes.
Immigration Law Compliance Policy
This policy stipulates that all employees must complete and sign the verification form required by federal law.
Independent Contractor Agreement
This document is a customized independent contractor agreement between a company and contractor.
Jury Duty Leave Policy
This policy allows employees to take leave when serving on a jury or attending jury selection.
Lactation Accommodation Policy
This policy states that employees may request lactation and/or breastfeeding accommodations.
Meal and Rest Break Policy
This policy sets forth the meal and rest breaks that a company provides to non-exempt employees.
Medical Donor Leave Policy
This policy allows employees to take paid leave to serve as an organ or bone marrow donor.
Military Leave Policy
This policy allows employees to take unpaid, job-protected leave during active military duty.
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.
Outside Employment Policy
This policy explains that employees are expected to devote their energies to their job with the company and describes the requirements for taking second jobs and the conflicts of interest that may arise.
This policy indicates that only non-exempt employees qualify for overtime pay in accordance with applicable law.
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.
Parental Leave Policy
This provision allows employees to take leave for pregnancy, childbirth, adoption, and foster placement.
Payment of Wages Policy
This policy describes how often employees are paid as part of their employment with the company.
Payroll Deduction Policy
This policy provides that a company must withhold taxes as part of their employment.
Performance Review Policy
This policy lays out the procedure and frequency of performance reviews and includes information about ongoing communication with employees, potential training opportunities, and supervisor responsibilities.
Personnel Files Policy
This policy articulates what information will be kept in employees’ personnel files, the need to keep the files current, and how to update the files.
This policy addresses whether the company prohibits pets (other than service animals) in the workplace, only permits pre-approved well-trained dogs in the workplace, or permits any pre-approved well-trained pets in the workplace.
Progressive Discipline Policy
This policy provides a structured process to correct undesirable employee performance and conduct issues. It includes steps from verbal or written warnings to suspension and termination as well as explanations each step.
Protected Activity Not Prohibited Policy
This policy explains that nothing in the handbook prohibits employees from engaging in certain protected activities.
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.
School Leave Policy
This policy allows employees who are parents to take unpaid leave to participate in school activities.
Sexual Harassment Policy
This policy states that a company is committed to maintaining a workplace free from sexual harassment.
Sick Leave Policy
This policy describes when and how much sick leave employees receive as part of their employment.
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
Solicitation of Literature Policy
This policy states that employees may not solicit or distribute written materials for any cause during work time.
State by State Policy Assessment
This assessment gives a list of state-specific policies organized by state.
Technology Systems Policy
This policy states that everything created on the company’s tech systems is the property of the company.
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 the 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.
Travel Policy - COVID
This policy covers how a company manages employees’ travel during COVID-19.
This policy covers how a company plans to address the COVID-19 vaccine.
Video Conferencing Policy
This policy addresses video conferencing guidelines, including appropriate platforms to use, confidentiality concerns, use of background filters, recording protocols, and other etiquette.
This policy sets the rules for employees bringing visitors ot the worksite. This can include checking in at a front desk, wearing a badge, or supervising visitors at all time.
Voting and Election Official 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.
Witness Duty Leave Policy
This policy allows employees to take leave to appear in court or any other investigative proceedings.
Work Schedules Policy
This policy sets forth a company’s regular work days and work hours as part of employment.
Workers’ Compensation Policy
This policy explains that a company provides insurance for employees in case of work-related injuries.
Workplace Drug and Alcohol Abuse Policy
This policy explains that a company strictly prohibits being impaired by alcohol, illegal or controlled substances, or prescription drugs while performing work for your company.
Workplace Readiness Assessment
This assessment will review some key questions regarding a company’s back-to-work readiness after COVID-19 and produce a document that will provide guidance on how to move forward.
Workplace Violence Policy
This policy indicates that a company has no tolerance for acts and threats of violence among employees.
Zoom Background Policy
This policy establishes what are acceptable virtual backgrounds for video calls.