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Ohio Employee Handbook Template - 2020

Only $29.95 - Create an employee handbook for small business in The Buckeye State

Recent updates include federal overtime pay regulations and/or state regulations that exceed the federal minimums. Update also includes language regarding use of Marijuana and language regarding company information stored on personal devices.

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Contains all major policies for small business with specific language complying with Ohio regulations, 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 Ohio 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 Ohio 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 Ohio:

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  • Ohio-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 Ohio Requirements

Ohio labor law complies primarily with federal labor laws, and has no special requirements for short-term disability leave beyond federal guidelines. The employee handbook template offered here includes language adhering to the federal requirements for short-term disability leave. Other policies provided in this template adhere to federal labor laws as well, which meet or exceed state laws*. Ohio 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 OH Employment

Department of Labor

For answers to questions by employers or employees, regarding employment law issues or requirements for an employees handbook, contact:

Ohio Bureau of Labor & Worker Safety
Division of Industrial Compliance and Labor
Bureau of Labor & Worker Safety
6606 Tussing Rd.
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
614 644-2450
Major Employers

The employers listed here employ a substantial number of the employees working in Ohio.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Delphi Packard Electric
GE Aviation
Goodyear Tire & Rubber
Grant Medical Center
Health Alliance
Kent State University
Metro Health Medical Center
Metrohealth System
Mt Carmel West Hospital
Ohio State University
Ohio State University Hospital
Procter & Gamble
State of Ohio Dept-Corrections
Toledo Hospital
Trihealth Lifeline & Home
University Hospital East
US Post Office

These larger employers offer written employee policy manuals to their employees. Small and medium-size Ohio businesses are also required by labor laws to have written policy, make it available to all employees and enforce policies equally with all employees.