“Legal Reasoning and Employee Handbooks
Part 1: Apply the IRAC Formula to Sowards v. Norbar, Inc., 1992. Prepare and post a brief review of the issue, rule, analysis, and conclusion.
Part 2: Based on your understanding of Sowards v. Norbar, Inc., which depicts privacy and employee handbook issues, answer the following questions:
How might an effective employee handbook reduce litigation costs within an organization?
How important for the HRM professional is understanding the mission and function of an organization? Why?
When should an employee handbook be updated? Why?
Who should be involved in the creation of the handbook? What should be considered?