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Sample Employee Handbook Acknowledgement of Receipt


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I acknowledge that I have received a copy of the (Your Company Name) Employee Handbook dated: (date). I understand that this handbook replaces any and all prior verbal and written communications regarding (Your Company Name) working conditions, policies, procedures, appeal processes, and benefits.

I understand that the working conditions, policies, procedures, appeal processes, and benefits described in this handbook are confidential and may not be distributed in any way nor discussed with anyone who is not an employee of (Your Company Name).

I have read and understand the contents of this handbook and will act in accord with these policies and procedures as a condition of my employment with (Your Company Name).

I have read and understand the Standards of Conduct expected by (Your Company Name) and I agree to act in accord with the Standards of Conduct as a condition of my employment by (Your Company Name).

I understand that if I have questions or concerns at any time about the handbook or the Standards of Conduct, I will consult my immediate supervisor, my supervisor's manager, the Human Resources staff, or the President for clarification.

I also acknowledge that the handbook contains an employment-at-will provision that states:

  • Either (Your Company Name) or I can terminate my employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, and with or without notice;

  • That this employment-at-will relationship is in effect regardless of any other written statements or policies contained in this handbook, in any other (Your Company Name) documents, or in any verbal statements to the contrary; and

  • That no one except the President can enter into any differing employment relationship, contract, or agreement. To be enforceable, any such out-of-the-ordinary relationship. contract, or agreement must be in writing, signed by the President, notarized, and in the employee file.

Finally, I understand that the contents of this employee handbook are simply policies and guidelines, not a contract or implied contract with employees. The contents of the employee handbook may change at any time.

Please read this Handbook and these employee Standards of Conduct carefully to understand these conditions of employment before you sign this document.


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