In certain instances, such as when a state or federal law requires it, you may have to have a rule or policy in your workplace. The law may require you to have a written policy, to post the policy, and to administer the policy in a certain way. Here are a few areas that may be regulated by federal or state laws:
Go to the specific discussion of each of these issues to determine your
liability and which requirements you must meet to comply. Once you have
satisfied these requirements, you can then consider other rules or policies you
might want to have for your workers that are optional,
but which still may be a good idea to have.