Employee handbook updates are critical for compliance every year. In addition to ensuring compliance, updates to the employee handbook will also reduce legal risk for employers—this is key in a year full of COVID-oriented lawsuits. In 2022, employers need to ensure they’re up to date with the myriad of federal and state-level changes that will impact HR compliance. States are passing legislation surrounding marijuana usage, protected classes, as well as COVID (regarding time off, safety, and vaccination). Depending on the workplace, employers may find it more advantageous to update employee policies in their employee manuals or develop location-based addendums or COVID addendums. MP’s HR and compliance experts outline the five employee policies workplaces must update for 2021.
Download the brief to:
- Find out the critical components of a COVID safety policy
- Develop a remote work policy to improve workforce efficiency while reducing risk and exposure
- Discover how employers should update 2022 leave policies surrounding COVID, FMLA, and paid family medical leave laws
- Get detailed information about how drug abuse policies could create legal risk for employers