This webinar discusses the key employment policies that should be incorporated in every employee handbook. The webinar further identifies policies statements that add value to the employer-employee relationship and discusses key issues that will require inclusion in the future.
Why should you attend:
The purpose and scope of employee handbooks policies and the practices are changing and expanding. From a siloed HR activity that creates insular documents concerned primarily with communicating the organization’s work rules and benefits, employee handbook policies and practices have evolved into a critical component of an organization-wide management process that maximizes the organization’s achievement of business objectives, enhances the value of their human capital, and minimizes legal risk.
In light of these changes and to ensure that your organization is properly communicating required notices, this webinar discusses how your organization can reduce the gap between policy issuance and effective implementation and discusses key employment provisions that should be in every employee handbook.
Areas Covered in the Webinar:
- Review the key findings of an employee handbook survey
- Review the basics of employee handbook development
- Discuss the expanding purposes and scope of employee handbooks
- Learn the dimensions of critical handbook policies
- Understand the framework of employee handbook audits activities
- Develop employee handbook Key Performance Indicators
Who Will Benefit:
- HR professionals
- Risk managers
- Internal auditors
- In-house counsel
- CFOs and CEOs
- Other individuals who want to learn how to use, develop and implement employee handbooks.
Years of Experience: 42+ years
Areas of Expertise: HR Audits, Risk Management, Unemployment Insurance, and Employee Survey
Ronald Adler is the president-CEO of Laurdan Associates, Inc., a veteran-owned, human resource management consulting firm in Rockville, Md., specializing in HR audits, employment practices risk management, benchmarking and HR metrics, strategic HR, employee surveys, and unemployment insurance issues.
Mr. Adler has more than 42 years of HR consulting experience working with U.S. and international firms, small businesses and non-profits, insurance companies and brokers, and employer organizations. Mr. Adler is a consulting expert on work force, employment practices, and unemployment insurance issues to Bloomberg BNA, HR Magazine, and other publications and newspapers across the country. His research findings have been used by the Federal Reserve Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the National Conference of State Legislatures, the National Association of Manufacturers, the National Federation of Independent Business, insurers, and international organizations.
Mr. Adler is the co-developer of the Employment-Labor Law Audit™ (ELLA®), the nation's leading HR auditing and employment practices risk assessment tool, and is a frequent lecturer and author on HR management and workplace issues. As an adjunct professor at Villanova University, Mr. Adler teaches graduate courses on HR auditing. He is also a certified instructor on employment practices and insurance issues for The CPCU Society, has conducted continuing professional education courses for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants on "Assessing Employment and Personnel Policies," and has conducted continuing professional education courses for SHRM, the Institute of Internal Auditors, and the Institute of Management Consultants.
As a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Mr. Adler serves as a subject matter expert (SME) to SHRM on HR metrics and formerly served on SHRM's Human Capital Measurement/HR Metrics Special Expertise Panel. He is a consulting expert on workplace issues to SHRM's legislative staff, has contributed materials for The SHRM Academy and the SHRM Learning System, and has represented SHRM in meetings with the EEOC.
Mr. Adler is an appointee to the State of Maryland Legislative UI Committee. Additionally, he belongs to the Institute of Internal Auditors, chairs the Maryland Chamber of Commerce's UI Subcommittee and is a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Labor Relations Committee.
Mr. Adler holds a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Maryland and an M.B.A. degree from Southern Illinois University.