Employee Handbook Webinar

Wednesday, March 4
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The Employee Handbook is an essential tool for businesses of all sizes – it provides guidance to employees about workplace expectations, gives managers a means of assessing employee conduct and job performance, and importantly, the Employee Handbook is critical in mitigating risk… including litigation risk.  The Employee Handbook is the employer’s tool for managing employees.  This seminar takes a look at some of the do’s and don'ts of crafting an effective employee handbook, including essential policies your handbook should contain, highlights recent changes in Washington’s legal landscape (such as the new paid sick leave law and local ordinances), and examines policy pit falls and common-sense approaches that can help protect your business.


Greg Hendershott, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Greg Hendershott offers clients first-chair litigation and trial experience in a range of employment matters, including class action wage and hour matters, employment discrimination, bonus and commission pay, and noncompete/trade secret cases. Greg also handles labor matters including collective bargaining, unfair labor practice charges, arbitrations, picketing, union organizing, prevailing wage Project Labor Agreements, and strikes. Greg also advises employers in all areas of legal compliance, from compensation and executive employment agreements to disability, leaves of absence, handbooks and policies, discipline and sensitive terminations.

Angela Vogel, Counsel, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Angela Vogel has a decade of experience counseling clients in employment law. Her practice focuses on defending employers in connection with claims involving discrimination, harassment, disability accommodations, leaves of absence, wrongful terminations, and wage and hour issues. Angela has extensive experience litigating in state and federal court, in addition to defending employers before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Washington State Human Rights Commission (WHRC), and the Seattle Office for Civil Rights (SOCR).


Individual Webinars:
Members: $40.00
Non-Members: $55.00

For questions or more information please contact the events team by emailing JacobS@awb.org or calling 360.943.1600.

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