Here's an exerpt from my Nonprofit Operations Toolkit about three Human Resource steps I take in my nonprofit.
1. I keep the organizational personnel manual in compliance with state employment law.
2. I created procedures for hiring new employees, an orientation and training manual for new employees, and a step-by-step procedure for training those new employees.
3. I keep employment records up to date and created a procedure for the standard way information is stored in the employment files.
The items I track in the employment records include: employee attendance, disciplinary warnings, vacation requests, employment hiring forms, and benefit enrollment forms.
This information comes in handy if an employee dispute arises or if I am called before the local Unemployment Insurance Board for a hearing.