Discuss the importance of sound HRM policies and procedures.


HR Policy Manual

Tuesday – September 18, 2018

Design a HRM policy manual.

Discuss the importance of sound HRM policies and procedures.

Key Assignment Final Part 2:

Revision of Policies

The key Assignment for this course involved creating polices for the various laws that are covered in the employee handbook in the last project.  The purpose of the handbook is to equip managers with the information they need to lead their teams. For this assignment, you will revise three of the policies that you created in the last assignment.
Using the feedback from your instructor and fellow students, revise your last assignment updating at least 3 of the policies included in your employee handbook. Your revised assignment should be at least 2000 words in length.

Include the information below in your assignment. When discussing each act, provide an example of how it might be violated by an employer or employee and the approach that can be used (such as EEOC, diversity, grievances, counseling, documentation, or termination) to address the violation.

—  A policy for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

—  A policy for the Age Discrimination in Employment act (ADEA)

—  A policy for dealing with different types of harassment.

—  A policy for the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)

—  A policy for the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

—  A policy for the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

—  A policy for the Equal Pay Act (EPA)

A policy for employee use of technology because new sources of social media and more advanced electronic devices are regularly being introduced to the market. Address topics such as: refraining from workplace commentary on social media, maintaining a professional image, what can be shared and what not to share on social media, harassment, privacy, and IT security.


Strengths: Outstanding work on the Key Assignment.  You thoroughly covered each element of the assignment.  Your handbook offers important information employees must understand to stay in compliance with labor laws.  Outstanding improvements to the handbook.  Provide more information in the IT Policy, FMLA Policy, and Age Discrimination.