Compliance Policies and Procedures,
Attendance and Punctuality Policy
Attendance and Punctuality Policy Preparation Form – We recommend that you gather the information in this form prior to accessing the online questionnaire. Doing so will help you efficiently create your company’s custom Attendance and Punctuality Policy for employees.
This Attendance and Punctuality Policy is for private workplaces and outlines a company’s attendance policy and related procedures for employees. Additionally, this policy can help employers establish business and work hours, as well as pay procedures and overtime compensation. Employers may incorporate this policy into an employee handbook or use it as a stand-alone policy document. State or local laws may impose different or additional requirements. Thus, employers should modify this policy, as needed, in order to comply with any applicable state or local laws.
Regulating Workplace AttendanceMost employers require regular attendance from their employees because attendance and punctuality impact employer operations, employee productivity and morale, and workload allocation. Although federal law does not require employee attendance policies, many companies and employers implement these policies to communicate:
- The employer’s requirements and expectations for employee attendance and punctuality.
- Procedures employees should follow if they are going to be absent from work, arrive late, or leave early.
- Consequences employees may face for unexcused absences.
Compliance with the National Labor Relations Act
Both unionized and nonunionized employers must ensure that they comply with the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) when developing and implementing policies.
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