Our HR attorneys prepare employee handbooks, provide HR counseling, and audit employers' policies

Our HR attorneys can assist your business by:

  • Preparing contemporary HR policies and employee handbooks which are clear and comprehensive, accurately convey the employer’s message to its staff, and comply with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Auditing employers’ policies, practices and processes to ensure legal compliance.
  • Counseling HR professionals and managerial staff on employee relations issues, such as job performance, discipline, hiring and firing.
  • Advising on workplace safety, workplace violence prevention and record retention.
  • Developing programs and policies that protect business assets and facilitate a professional workplace, including pre-employment background screening, drug testing, references, employee monitoring and property searches, and electronic communications systems such as e-mail and voicemail.
  • Designing and administering corporate compliance programs, including preparation of business codes of conduct.
  • Responding to inquiries from third parties, including government agencies or plaintiff attorneys.
Employee Handbooks
Employee Practice Audits
Employee Discipline
Performance Appraisal
Hiring and Firing Issues
Workplace Privacy
Job Performance
Social Media Policies
Business Codes of Conduct

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