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La Union del Pueblo Entero

Review Employee Handbook and/or Standard Operating Procedures Manual

Summary:

Assist a nonprofit founded by labor rights activist César Chávez that is strengthening communities through civic engagement by reviewing their Employee Handbook and/or their Standard Operating Procedures Manual

Referred by:

Jurisdiction(s): Texas
About the Organization: Founded by labor rights activists César Chávez & Dolores Huerta, La Union del Pueblo Entero (LUPE) builds stronger, healthier communities where colonia residents use the power of civic engagement for social change. From fighting deportations, to providing social services and English classes, to organizing for streetlights and drainage, LUPE responds to the needs of the community, and takes action that creates a chance for a better life.
Legal Entity Type: Nonprofit/Charity
SDG(s): Partnerships to achieve the Goals, Reduced Inequalities
Legal Issue(s):

LUPE is seeking assistance reviewing their 32-page employee handbook. It was last reviewed by an attorney in 2017, and they have made a few changes since then. All employees work and reside in Texas. Ideally, they’d love to have this completed by June 2024. The hard deadline is August 2024.

LUPE is also seeking guidance reviewing their Standard Operating Procedures manual, which was drafted by a Human Resources consultant, to ensure if complies with applicable law. The manual is 117 pages. However, if an attorney cannot review the entire manual, they are primarily concerned about the Employee Policies section (pg. 38-111). Ideally, they’d like this completed by July or August 2024.

If an attorney is not able to assist with both the Employee Handbook and Standard Operating Procedures manual, assistance with either piece would be greatly appreciated.