The HR Policies and Procedures: 50 HR Policies and Procedures is a tool that gives you 50 must-have HR company policies and procedures so you can put an end to needless disputes and questions regarding HR issues like:
• Employee incapacity;
• Substance abuse in the workplace;
• Conflict of interest;
• Religious leave; and
• And 45 other common HR headaches.
to access all the essential HR policies and procedures you need to keep your company free from liability.
If your employment contracts state that you'll give your employees annual salary increases, then you must.
And if you've guaranteed an annual salary increase in your employment contracts, you can't go ahead and unilaterally remove that right by replacing their employment contracts with new ones. This would make you guilty of a breach of contract.
So what can you do?
You must get their agreement to make any changes to the employment contracts
It's worth noting that there's even an exception to this exception! In other words, you can still be guilty of unfair labour practices even if your contracts do not provide for annual increases.
In a situation like this, your employee would have to prove that he was entitled to an increase and that you never have a valid reason for not giving him one.
*That was the one major exception to not having to pay annual salary increases to your employees.
But did you know that there are other exceptions as well? And if you don't know what they are, you risk being exposed for unfair labour practices!
So to learn what these other exceptions are, simply page over to Chapter S 20: Salaries and Wages
in your Labour Law for Managers
handbook, or click here
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