Employee Handbook Assignment
University of Phoenix
Shawnte ' Strachan
Employment Law - MGT 434
Dr. Beverly Spencer
April 3, 2007
Dillon, Strachan, Lightfoot, Inc. (DSL, Inc.)
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Mission and Philosophy
Introduction and Acknowledgment
Equal Employment Opportunity
Ethics and Conduct
Access to Personnel Files
Employee and Applicant Drug Testing
III. EMPLOYMENT BENEFIT PROGRAMS
Worker 's Compensation Insurance
The Dillon, Strachan ', Lightfoot, Incorporated (DSL, Inc.) was formed in 1973. This handbook was originally conceived as a manual to inform employees of their rights. Therefore the scope of this handbook has been expanded to provide information on employee rights and procedures in cases of dismissal for cause under the existing DSL, Inc., Staff Personnel Policy.
The common phrase of "keep up the good work" does not mean you are safe from any actions. Further, a good evaluation or good raise alone does not imply safety. After reading and understanding this handbook it is our hope that each of you will know the laws, policies, and procedures that applies to you.
DSL, Inc. welcomes you to the company and commends you on your decision to join our team. DSL, Inc. is an industry leader in the manufacturing of steel beams. Our customers include many of the major companies in the world. The management team realizes that our employees are the number one asset of any successful company and we pride ourselves on the diverse that our corporate culture.
This handbook was developed to describe some of the expectations of our employees and to outline the policies, programs, and benefits available to eligible employees. DSL employees should familiarize themselves with the
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