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Drafting Employee Handbooks *Class by Webinar* (NEW DATE)

January 22, 2019
Credit: 3.0 Credit Hours

Description: The employee handbook may be one of the most valuable business documents that you help create for your business client. When drafting the employee handbook, it is crucial to consider the company’s size, its locations, nature of its business, the composition of its workforce, whether its employees are unionized, applicable employment laws, workplace problems that it routinely faces, and the overall corporate culture. You will learn:
• What issues to cover in the handbook
• What matters not to address in the handbook
• What language should never appear in the handbook
• How to decide whether to include a social media use policy in the company handbook
• What to include in a social media use policy
• What never to include in a social media use policy
• How to draft an effective disclaimer
• How to guard against inadvertently creating contractual obligations.
Sample clauses will be included.

Faculty: Diane Seltzer Torre, The Seltzer Law Firm; David Warner, Centre Law & Consulting
As a show of support to our government attorneys during the shutdown, the D.C. Bar CLE Program is offering a FREE CLE class to furloughed employees during the month of January. This class may be taken either in-person at the D.C. Bar or by webinar. To register please call the CLE office at 202-626-3488.
Fee: $89 D.C. Bar Community Members; $99 D.C. Bar Members; $109 Government Attorneys; $129 Others
The D.C. Bar CLE Program now offers discounted group registration rates! For more information, contact Alana Hyman at AHyman@dcbar.org or 202-780-2804. 

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Diane Seltzer Torre, The Seltzer Law Firm