What does it cost to get a Church Employee Handbook?

What does it cost to get a Church Employee Handbook?  Many wonder how much they should pay for a church employee policy manual.  That price really depends on which of the following three paths you choose to follow: Do-it-yourself (template) Consulting company (custom designed) Lawyer (legally strong but not customized) 1. Do-it-Yourself Path: Many consider …

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Avoiding Religious Discrimination

The federal EEOC reported an increase of 13%  for religious discrimination claims in 2007.  Of the 2880 claims, 59.3% were found to have “no reasonable cause”.   On the claims with any merit, the EEOC collected $6.4 million, not counting litigation awards.  With society’s ever-growing religious diversity, it is important for organizations to understand how to …

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Hiring Church Employees

   Looking for a practical guidebook to successful hiring? This guidebook is aimed at pastors, church leaders, and church office supervisors.  It covers the whole hiring process, from planning your staffing needs to advertising your job openings, from conducting interviews to completing New Hire paperwork. The cost is only $7.99 as an e-book or $12.99 …

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What Employee Policies should a Church have?

Fairness in ministry and employment.  While a church is a ministry, it is also an employer.  Most employees will be good, but sometimes a hire will be disappointing.  It is best to have established employee policies so that everyone knows what is expected of them.  Even good employees will make mistakes or could misunderstand rules …

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What policies should be in a church employee handbook?

Fairness in ministry and employment.  A church employee handbook sets your church policies and procedures in writing.   With a well designed church employee handbook, your HR policies will be clear and consistent, you will lower the chance of minsunderstanding or frustration among staff, you will offer protection to the ministry, and you will equip your …

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Avoiding Religious Discrimination

The federal EEOC reported an increase of 13%  for religious discrimination claims in 2007.  Of the 2880 claims, 59.3% were found to have “no reasonable cause”.   On the claims with any merit, the EEOC collected $6.4 million, not counting litigation awards.  With society’s ever-growing religious diversity, it is important for organizations to understand how to …

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