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Small Business: Updating employee handbooks, Newsday, Keith Gutstein

Posted Mar 11, 2013

By Jamie Herzlich, Newsday
(March 11, 2013)

Other areas to consider, according to Keith Gutstein, a partner at the law firm of Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck Llp in Woodbury: An inclement weather policy that, at the very least, addresses who is responsible for announcing company closures and where employees can look to find information; A vacation policy that includes how employees may accrue vacation time and when vacation time may be forfeited; A discrimination and harassment policy with a clear procedure for reporting complaints, including up-to-date information on whom to contact; A paycheck-error complaint procedure that addresses protocol if mistakes occur.

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