Real Estate Office Policy Manuals

Overview Statement

Quick Takeaways

  • Include provisions that the handbook can be modified at any time
  • The employee handbook does not create a contractual obligation
  • If you want to enforce an obligation, use a contract

Source: Employers: Be Careful What You Include in a Handbook (JD Supra, Aug. 23, 2022)

An effective office policy uses clear language, contains a wide scope of policies and should require employees to sign an acknowledgment that have read and understood the manual.

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Discover tips from business professional to create your employee handbook. Set clear expectations, modify your policies as needed and follow those policies.

Some states have policy manual templates for their members. Members are encouraged to contact their state association to see if a template is available.

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