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New York Employee Handbook Template - 2021

Only $39.95 - Create an employee handbook for small business in The Empire State

New York Law recent updates include:

  • Minimum Wage Updates
  • Cannabis Screening Update

Formatted specifically for New York

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Contains all major policies for small business with specific language for New York regulations, including language covering employee leave policy, and complies with federal guidelines and requirements for employers.

Creating an employee handbook can be very time consuming, and costly. Figuring out what to include and how to word it can tie up the HR and legal departments for weeks...or months. And now you've been assigned the task of creating one for your New York small business.

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All the hard work has been done for you. The template masters at the Employee Handbook Store started with an attorney-drafted document which and been reviewed and polished by HR professionals, and created the best employee handbook template on the market. Developed to comply with New York and federal labor laws, this template includes the policies used by 99% of all small businesses. So unless your business is extremely unusual, you found exactly what you are looking for!

Formatted for New York:

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  • New York-specific template - over 100 policy topics.
  • Easily customize with your company logo.
  • Many topics have multiple options.
  • Easily edit, delete or add topics.
  • Acknowledgement form for employees to sign.
  • FREE Safety Manual template with over 30 topics.
  • FREE No-Compete & Non-Disclosure agreement.
  • FREE Drug Testing Policy and Consent Form.
  • Formatted in Microsoft Word for PC or Mac.
  • Available in PDF format.
  • Available in MS Works format.
  • Available In RTF (Rich Text Format).

Comply With New York Requirements

In addition to meeting requirements for New York, policies provided in this template adhere to federal labor laws which meet or exceed state laws. New York has state-mandated special requirements, that exceed federal requirements, for short-term disability leave for all employers with one or more employees. The employee handbook offered here includes a policy defining adherence to the New York requirements for short-term disability leave to be used as company policy by New York-based employers*. New York small businesses will find, included in this template, policies for cell phones and texting, breaks, conduct, employee use of company vehicles, employee dress code, computer use, compensation, and nearly 100 other optional topics.

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Labor laws require that all businesses have written policy and enforce policies uniformly with all employees. An employee handbook is simply the best, most cost-effective method for complying with this requirement.

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Logically organized for ease of use, topics are included for policies, procedures, employment standards, benefits, discipline and more. Many topics provide two to four options per topic (based on your preferences) for issues like smoking on company property. Developed by HR and management professionals, this template includes options that comply with federal FMLA and EEOC requirements.

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Print and distribute the handbook, or save it as a PDF which can be distributed via email or posted on the web for employees with access.

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Information About NY Employment

Department of Labor

For answers to questions by employers or employees, regarding employment law issues, contact:

NYS Department of Labor
W. Averell Harriman State Office Campus, Bldg 12
Albany, NY 12240
518 457-9000
Major Employers

The employers listed here employ a substantial number of the employees working in New York. These firms offer written employee handbooks to their employees.

Albany Medical College
Albany Medical Center
American Express
Beth Israel Medical Center
Buffalo Schools
Capital Brokers
Catholic Health Services
Firstsource Solutions
IBM Hudson Valley Research
Long Island Jewish Med Center
Met Life
Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
Mt Sinai Hospital
NY Presbyterian-Columbia Medical
Port Authority of NY & NJ
Rochester General Hospital
Schneider Children's Hospital
Sherborne Group
Stony Brook University
University Hospital Health Systems
Volt Information Sciences
Worldwide Travel Staffing

Small businesses in New York are also required by labor laws to have written policy, make it available to all employees and enforce policies equally with all employees.