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Employee Policy Documentation (OI5102)

Describes the types of policy documentation that are provided to employees of the organization.
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IRIS, 2016. Employee Policy Documentation (OI5102). v4.0.


Organizations should footnote the types of policy documentation provided to employees and describe how it is distributed to them. See usage guidance for further information.

Usage Guidance

  • Examples of the types of policy documentation provided to employees, to footnote, include: Employee handbooks, Human Resources policy, Discrimination/Harassment policy, Freedom of Association policy, Code of Ethics, and others.
  • Examples of areas covered by a human resources policy may include: anti-harassment safeguards, benefits, disciplinary procedures and possible sanctions, exit formalities, freedom of association, grievance resolution, non-discrimination, provision of any collective bargaining agreements, safety at work, wages/salary scales, whistleblower policy, and working conditions (e.g., rights concerning overtime pay).
  • Examples of areas protected by a discrimination/harassment policy may include: gender, race, color, disability, political opinion, sexual orientation, age, religion, and others. Organizations can refer to Anti-Discrimination Policy (OI9331) for additional information.