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Drafting Effective Employee Handbooks

Speaker: Elizabeth A. Semler

Event Name: BOLI 32nd Annual Employment Law Conference
Event Location: Oregon Convention Center | 777 NE MLK Jr Blvd | Portland, OR 97232

Event Date: 11/16/2016
Event Time: 10:15 - 11:45am

Employee handbooks are more than a collection of rules for employees and should be a staple for any business.  A properly drafted, clear handbook can prevent liability and be the best defense to protect employers against claims for discrimination, wrongful termination, and retaliation (provided the employer actually follows the policies in the handbook).  

During this 1.5 hour session, employment law attorney Elizabeth Semler will discuss the key provisions to include in an employee handbook, legal concepts implicated by specific handbook provisions, and logistics for introducing handbooks and handbook amendments.


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