The Shelby Report: Five Employee Handbook Tips To Give Grocers The Advantage

HR & Benefits News is a monthly column by Chris Cooley, co-founder of MyHRConcierge and SMB Benefits Advisors.

Our company recently performed an HR survey, and 25 percent of the survey respondents noted a concern with their lack of a handbook or the compliance of their current handbook. Most grocers understand that it is important to have an employee handbook that is compliant with state and federal laws, yet the update or even creation of these handbooks often ends up low on their list of priorities. This is a common mistake that can be very costly. The following five tips are handbook best practices that we recommend to our independent grocer clients.