Office Policies and Manuals


Alternative Workweek Resources

Use these resources when adopting an alternative workweek (AWW) in a dental practice to ensure all details are met and properly reported to the Department of Industrial Relations. Includes checklist, templates and samples for use during AWW implementation.

COVID-19 Booster Declination Form

This form should be used in tandem with your Mandatory COVID-19 Booster Policy.


COVID-19 Mandatory Policy Instructions for Employers and Sample Mandatory Vaccination Policy

Employers may require employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as long as they engage in the interactive process with any employee who requests a reasonable accommodation

Declination of Employer Recommended or Required Influenza (flu) Vaccination

Form to document employee refusal of recommended or required flu vaccination.

Employee Manual Resources

Create a personalized employee manual using an online tool or a sample employee manual.

Holiday Pay Frequently Asked Questions

Identifies California laws and clarifies office policies and benefits related to holiday pay throughout the year.

Lactation Accommodation: Sample Policy and Compliance Instructions

Both CA and federal law require you to reasonably accommodate employees who want to express breast milk at work. 

Mandatory COVID-19 Booster Policy

If you have made the decision to require your employees to receive the COVID-19 Vaccine Booster, you can use the policy addendum below as an addition to your existing vaccination policy.

Meal and Rest Break Considerations and Sample Policy

Assists with drafting specific break policies for your practice that are compliant with California laws. 

Meal and Rest Break Printable Sign

If you want to reduce your risk of labor litigation, it’s important you understand California’s meal and rest break requirements.

Practice Policy Revision Employee Acknowledgment Template

Template for keeping employees informed of any policy changes and obtaining signed acknowledgements that employees read and understand new policies. 

Religious Accommodation Request Form – COVID-19 Vaccination

Use this form to document an employee's request for accommodation from a mandatory vaccine for a sincerely held religious belief.

Reproductive Bereavement Leave

Effective on January 1, 2024, employers with five or more employees are required to provide employees who have worked for at least 30 days with up to five days of reproductive loss leave.

Review every 24 months.

Required Bereavement Leave Sample Policy

Effective, January 1, 2023, the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) requires employers of 5 or more employees to provide eligible employees with 5 days of bereavement leave. 

Sample Employee Manual

Developed to be used specifically in a dental practice this template reflects policies in the areas of discrimination, harassment and retaliation prevention and training requirements, pregnancy disability leave, meal and rest break requirements and more. Updated January 2024

Training and Non-productive Work Time Rate Sample Policy

Employers who wish to implement a reduced wage for employee training and other non-productive time may use this template to inform and document the new practice policy. 

Vaccine Medical Exemption

Use this form to document an employee's request for accommodation from a mandatory vaccine for a medical exemption.