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Sample Work Rules

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An employer has the right to expect his or her employees to conform to a reasonable standard of conduct. Employees who act in an inappropriate or unreasonable manner can damage your business by creating unhappy coworkers or, even worse, unhappy customers or clients. While you might feel that it should be obvious what is appropriate and what is not, it is very risky to assume every employee will share your views. One of the best ways to make it clear what you expect is to have a set of general work rules.

Written work rules can go a long way in informing your employees what you expect of them and the consequences of not meeting expectations. A person who has been put on notice that some types of conduct are unacceptable cannot claim ignorance when he or she engages in the prohibited conduct. Also, written work rules serve to remind employees that you're serious about presenting the business to the public in the best possible light.

The tool you can download below provides an example of general rules to be respected in the work environment to help you manage your human resources. You may adapt it to match your business needs and your country's customs and national regulations. It is recommended to ask for a lawyer/expert’s advice. While you may have need of more extensive work rules that relate specifically to the conduct of your business, these general rules will form a solid basis for creating your own set of work rules.

 

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Christopher Gabing  |  July 11, 2016
hi po, mam/sir, ako si christopher gabing ng capas tarlac, ako ay nagtatrabaho sa isang company reg. pero tatlo lang kaming employee niya, pero ako po ay monthly basis ang sahod, ang nais ko lang po sana maliwanagan ay, kapag ba tumapat ng 3days ang sunday ko every payday ay consider na 12 days lang ang babayaran nila sa akin, at yung holiday po ay no work no pay rin ba, salamat po..