Small business HR policies and procedures – are yours up to date?

It is a best practice for employers to communicate important rules, guidelines and information to employees through written policies. It is equally important for employers to develop procedures to consistently address workplace issues. While a lack of policies and procedures can lead to a host of problems, ill-conceived policies can be problematic as well.
The following are 9 policies and procedures that may run contrary to federal, state, or local law, along with acceptable alternatives where applicable.