DATE: August 10, 2022
TIME: 9:00 - 10:30am
LOCATION: Lancaster Chamber
115 E King St. Lancaster, PA 17602
PRICE: $75 Members
$90 Future Members
What is the Employee Handbook Workshop?
Every employer should be using an Employee Handbook as not only part of your onboarding process, but as an employee relations method that reflects the guidelines and regulations within your workplace. A tool for retention, the Employee Handbook should be a living document that supports employees and company now and as you grown and evolve. In a post-pandemic, virtual and technological business atmosphere, it is critical that your Employees Handbook clearly reflects your company, its policies and its values.
This workshop will overview the most important policies that companies of all sizes, industry or sector should have in their Employee Handbooks, as well as updates on:
- Updates on policies with the latest guidance
- Best practices for handbooks
- Practical recommendations for the inclusion of specific policies
In addition, each attendee will receive a copy of the user-friendly, up-to-date Employee Handbook Guidance/ Sample Employee Handbook as part of their attendance and registration for the event. Presented by Joshua Schwartz, Esq. from Barley Snyder.
Meet the presenter:
A prolific trial attorney and counselor, Josh is a partner in the firm's Litigation and Employment practice groups working primarily in employment counseling and litigation, labor law and workers’ compensation. He represents public and private employers in litigation matters, administrative agency investigations, labor arbitrations and commercial litigation. Josh protects employers inside and outside of the courtroom on issues related to employee discipline and termination, workplace harassment, noncompetition and nonsolicitation, whistleblower claims, wage-and-hour compliance, and medical leaves of absence. Josh has presented at numerous seminars and groups throughout his career on employee safety, harassment, medical marijuana, and other compliance and risk management topics. Josh works with clients on union avoidance training and counsels employers through union organizing campaigns. Josh also represents a number of unionized workplaces and is an experienced advocate during contract negotiation and grievance arbitration. He is also a trained and certified mediator. As the chair of the Barley Snyder Workers’ Compensation Practice Group, Josh assists employers and insurance companies in all aspects of handling alleged and actual work injuries. Josh takes a proactive approach to workers’ compensation claims, working with employers to review job descriptions, safety protocols, and modified duty programs, while offering advice on risk management and cost control. Josh has been certified as a specialist in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law, as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Josh lives in Manheim Township with his wife, Franklin & Marshall College professor Carey Faulkner, and their two children, Eli and Casey. He can also been seen performing in community theater productions and cabarets throughout central Pennsylvania.