Creating an Employee Handbook

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Houston Center SBDC, 2302 Fannin
Suite 200
Houston, Texas 77002

Registration is no longer available.

A poorly written handbook can create liability issues for you as a business owner particularly if the policies are outdated, incorrect, ambiguous or inconsistently enforced. Join us as two employment law attorneys walk you through the essentials of an employee handbook including recommendations you can use when drafting and creating employee policies.  

This class is recommended for:  business owners with at least one employee or in the process of hiring their first employee and business owners in the process of revising an existing handbook.  
Session Highlights include:

  • Pros and cons of doing it yourself 
  • Dangers of using a ready-made “Internet” handbook  
  • Incorporating disciplinary policies 
  • Social Media policy restrictions
  • Disclaimers
  • Application of policies: consistency and training 
  • Importance of incorporating legal in your annual update


Trisha Barita, Attorney At Law, Barita Law Group, PLLC


Please Note:

The UH SBDC reserves the right to cancel a class if sufficient enrollment is not met.  

Satisfactory meeting room temperatures are difficult to maintain.  Always bring a sweater or jacket to ensure comfort.

No children under the age of 16 are allowed in the workshop.

Only service animals allowed - If you need to bring a service animal with you to a workshop please contact us ahead of time. 

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the UH Bauer College SBDC at 713-752-8488 for accommodations, 

If you choose to pay at the door please add $20 to the registration fee.