Updating employee handbook

Access this handbook here as a PDF and here as a Word Document. Founded in 2012, ABC is aiming to be the premier, boutique social media marketing firm in Charlotte.

Founded by James Smith, we pride ourselves in being a workplace that works hard, has fun, and serves our clients with A quality every day.

However, whether you have one employee or thousands, state and federal laws apply to your business and those laws provide guidelines for the issues your company will face with your employees.

A handbook is the best place to address those issues and identify your company’s procedures to resolve them.

The Company is bound by law or contract to protect some types of confidential information, and in other instances the Company requires protection of confidential information beyond legal or contractual requirements as an additional safeguard.

Confidential information includes but is not limited to: The Company understands that its staff employees may have or be involved in outside financial, business, professional, academic, public service, or other activities.

Therefore, if your company is still using a handbook from 2012, you need to update it.

To identify information that is considered confidential and to establish guidelines for the use of confidential information for ABC Company’s employees & contractors.

Employees & contractors must not misuse confidential information, including internal and client information and communications.

It is a condition of employment that the employee signs the ABC Company’s Confidentiality and Intellectual Property Assignment Agreement, which will be provided under separate cover.

Confidential information generally consists of non-public information about a person or an entity that, if disclosed, could reasonably be expected to place either the person or the entity at risk of criminal or civil liability, or damage the person or entity’s financial standing, employability, privacy or reputation.

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