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employee warning letters
based on professionally developed employee policies that will protect your business and improve employee performance

Leadership Skills for Life has taken over forty years of experience and developed them into two of the most important professionally written eBooks on the Internet specifically to help you.

The most important part of the progressive disciplinary process is to make sure it is fair based on facts and not feelings. Therefore, before taking any progressive disciplinary action you should ask yourself if it is fair. As per labor practices there is a standard of seven factors that are used to determine Just Cause in the labor and employment context

a)     The employee knew of the company’s policy

b)     The company’s policy was reasonable

c)      The organization carried out fact finding to determine that the employee was in violation of the policy.

d)     The fact finding session was fair and objective

e)     Evidence existed of the employee’s violation of the policy

f)       The company’s policy was consistently applied

g)     The discipline was reasonable and proportional to the offense (i.e. the punishment fit the crime)

Progressive discipline in today's business world is the only way to help you correct poor or unacceptable behavior in your workplace. Whether it's dealing with tardiness, disrespectful behavior, stealing, sexual harassment, absenteeism, insubordination, destruction of company property, staying of their cellular phones, misusing company property, or you name it, these two eBooks are a tool you will keep close by at all times.

Some offenses deserve immediate termination like stealing or striking a coworker or customer. While others like tardiness, if addressed immediately, can be handled with progressive discipline.

Ready to Use Samples Include:

1.  Discipline Notice during Probationary Period

2.  Discipline Notice for Disrespectful Behavior

3.  Discipline Notice for Stealing or Removing Property without Permission

4.  Discipline Notice for Tardiness

5.  Termination Notice for Attendance

6.  Termination Notice for Repeated Poor Behavior

7.  Termination Notice for Sexual Harassment

8.  Termination Notice during Probationary Period

9.  Sick Leave Restriction Letter

10. Employee Discipline Form




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You also get ready-to-use employee policies that make it crystal clear what your business will allow or not allow

Leadership Skills for Life understands what your up against in today's workplace. Our eBook "Employee Manual Outline" is actually not an eBook at all.

It is actually an employee policy manual downloadable in Microsoft Word formatted to use as is or you can edit it to fit your needs specifically.

If you want to use it as it is simply insert your company name using the find and replace tool in "Word".

All the employee policies you need to protect your business.

Easily print and provide it to your employees.

Leadership Skills for Life also provides a well crafted employee receipt that your employees will sign acknowledging they have received their personal copy of the employee manual.

Go ahead and look but you will not find a better offer on the Internet or in a book store that offers everything you need to bring order back into your workplace.

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Some Sample Pages from the Employee Manual Outline


Employee Manual Acknowledgment and Receipt

I have received my copy of the Employee Manual

This employee manual describes important information about “Insert Your Business Name Here” and moreover I have been given to understand that I should consult my supervisor and/or manager regarding any question whose answers are not available in this manual.  

I have entered into my employment relationship with “Insert Your Business Name Here” voluntarily and acknowledge that there is no specified length of employment. Accordingly, either I or “Insert Your Business Name Here” may dissolve the relationship at will, with or without cause, at any time, so long as there is not violation of applicable company regulations or federal or state laws.

I understand and agree that, other than the owner/ president/ chairman/managing director/CEO of the organization, no manager, supervisor or representative of “Insert Your Business Name Here” has any authority whatsoever to enter into any agreement for employment other than at will; only the owner/president/ chairman/managing director/CEO of the company has the authority to make any such agreement and then only in writing signed by the owner/president/ chairman/managing director/CEO r of “Insert Your Business Name Here”.

This manual and the policies and procedures that are contained in it supersede any and all prior practices, oral or written representations, or statements regarding the terms and conditions of my employment with “Insert Your Business Name Here”.  By distributing this employee manual to me, the company expressly revokes any and all previous policies and procedures that are inconsistent with those contained herein.

I understand that “except for my employment-at-will status” any and all policies and practices may be changed at any time by “Insert Your Business Name Here” and furthermore the company reserves the right to change my hours, wages and working conditions at any time it deems fit. All such changes will be communicated through official notices, and I understand that revised information may supersede, modify or eliminate existing policies. Only the owner/president/ chairman/managing director/CEO of “Insert Your Business Name Here” has the ability to adopt any revisions to the policies in this handbook.

I understand and agree that nothing in the this manual creates, or is intended to create, a promise or representation of continued employment and that employment at “Insert Your Business Name Here” is “employment at will”, which may be terminated at the will of either “Insert Your Business Name Here” or myself. Furthermore, I hereby acknowledge that this handbook is neither a contract of employment nor a legal document. I understand and agree that employment and all compensation associated with said employment can and indeed may be terminated with or without cause and with or without notice at any time by “Insert Your Business Name Here” or by myself.

I have received this employee manual, and I understand that it is my responsibility to read and comply with the policies contained in this manual as well as any revisions that may be made to it from time to time.

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Employee's Signature

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Employee's Name (Print)

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Date

TO BE PLACED IN EMPLOYEE'S PERSONNEL FILE


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA)

On September 25, 2008, the President signed the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 ("ADA Amendments Act" or "Act"). The Act emphasizes that the definition of disability should be construed in favor of broad coverage of individuals to the maximum extent permitted by the terms of the ADA*

Basically the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act, known as the ADAAA, are federal laws that prohibit employers with 15 or more employees from discriminating against any applicants and individuals with disabilities and that when needed provide reasonable accommodations to applicants as well as staff members of the organization who are qualified for a job, with or without reasonable accommodations, so that they may perform the essential tasks of the position as defined in the JD (Job Description).

It is the officially stated policy of “Insert Your Business Name Here” to comply with all federal, state and local laws in the United States of America and beyond in all the countries where the company operate  concerning the employment of persons with disabilities and to act in accordance with regulations and guidance issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or any other state, federal or local law in which ever country “Insert Your Business Name Here”. Has its offices ...  Rest of the written policy to be included in your purchase.



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Drug-Free Workplace

 

Insert Your Business Name Here” has a longstanding commitment to provide a safe and productive work environment. Drug abuse of any drug, may well end up posing a severe threat to the health and safety of employees and to the security of our machinery as well as facilities. For these reasons “Insert Your Business Name Here” is committed to the elimination of drug and/or alcohol use and abuse in the workplace. Drug abuse may be broadly defined as:  ...  Rest of the written policy to be included in your purchase.

Alcohol free environment 

It is mandatory for all employees to report to work while being completely fit for duty, i.e., neither in an inebriated state nor hung over, after an all-night drinking binge. In other words all staff members should be free of any undesirable effects of excessive alcohol usage. Moreover, the consuming of any kind of alcoholic beverages in the premises of “Insert Your Business Name Here” is strictly prohibited. ...  Rest of the written policy to be included in your purchase.



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Policies Included:

Employee Manual Acknowledgment and Receipt

Company History

Corporate culture

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA)

Drug-Free Workplace

     Hard drugs

     Over the counter medication

     Drug free environment policy

     Drug users’ assistance policy

     Alcohol free environment

     Work Rules Policy Related To Drug/Alcohol Use

     Pre-employment

     Reasonable Suspicion

     Post accident tests

     Follow-up

     Consequences

     Suspension

     Confidentiality

Pornographic Material

Weapons Free Environment

Inspection Rights

Involvement in Criminal Activities

Smoke-Free Environment

Wearing  Perfumes/Lotions/Colognes

Pets

Open Door Policy

     Excessive workload

     Shift Changes

     Workplace Bullying

     Verbal Bullying

     Physical Bullying

     Gesture Bullying

     Exclusion

Violence in the Workplace

Background Checks

Classification of Employees

     Regular full-time employees

     Regular part-time employees

     Temporary full-time employees

     Temporary part-time employees

     Contractual employees

          LTC’s (Long Term Contracts)

          STC’s (Short Term Contracts)

Orientation

Probationary Period

Employment at Will

Working Hours and Workweek

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

     Definition of sexual harassment as per the Federal EEOC

     Company policy regarding sexual harassment

     Coverage of the policy

     Procedure for filing complaints of sexual harassment

     Consequences of sexual harassment

Health and Safety Policies

     Workplace safety

     Contagious disease policy

     Employee accident reporting policy

     Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Company Policies and Procedures

     Code of professional conduct

     Personal appearance

     Grooming

     Beards

Payday Policy

Company Property

Software Policy

Cell Phone Usage

Electronic Communication and Internet Use

     USB/Thumb Drives

     CD/DVD Policy

     Computer Viruses

     Legal aspect of electronic communication

     Social Media Policy

     Ethical usage of social media during off duty hours

Privacy Policy

Piracy Policy

Plagiarism policy

Personnel Files

Interpersonal Employee Relationships

Nepotism, Employment of Relatives and Personal Relationships

Attendance Policy

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

 Lunch Breaks

Paid Breaks

Work from Home Policy

Holidays and Holiday Pay

Leaves Policy

     Probationary and temporary employees

     Vacation Leave

     Sick Leave

     Personal Leave of Absence

     Staff member’s benefits during leave period

     Bereavement Leave

     Jury Duty Leave

     Voting Leave

     Military Leave of Absence

Nursing Mother’s Policy

Workers Compensation Policy

The Performance Appraisal Process

     Developing Standards

     Communication of the Preset Standards

     MBOs (Management by Objectives)

     Evaluation

The Process of Progressive Discipline Policy

Performance Management vs. Progressive Discipline

     Performance issues

     Behavior Problems

     PIPs (Performance Improvement Plans)

Call Back Pay (nonexempt employees)

Employee Travel allowance and Reimbursement