Today’s employers are often called upon to conduct internal investigations into claims of workplace misconduct. When performed correctly, a proper workplace investigation can effectively shield an employer from liability in the face of many types of employment related claims. However, a poorly performed or ineffective workplace investigation can not only fail to protect the company from liability, but can actually increase potential exposure to an employee’s claim. Now more than ever it is important for employers to learn the proper way to conduct an internal investigation.
Topics to be covered include:
- Whether and to what extent to initiate a formal investigation
- How to choose the right investigator
- Best practices for conducting witness interviews
- How to discipline violators when warranted
Armed with the information provided at this seminar, employers can feel confident in their ability to conduct an effective workplace investigation.