Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations

Whether in response to an employee complaint or allegation, to improve employee relations, or to reduce potential exposure, most employers, will, at some point, need to conduct a workplace investigation. Knowing how to handle and analyze an investigation efficiently and effectively is critical to giving an employer the factual findings on which it may take appropriate action and addressing employee concerns. This nuts and bolts webinar will cover the basics for lawyers who are conducting workplace investigations for clients, or are counsel to an employer or otherwise assisting an employer with an internal or external investigation. Experienced employment lawyer Naomi Calla will discuss key decision points and considerations in the investigation process, as well as recent developments and advice for conducting investigations remotely as a result of COVID-19. Topics include:

golden rules of investigations
avoiding common investigation pitfalls
confidentiality and privacy
weighing evidence
handling difficult behaviours
assessment of credibility

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from a seasoned workplace investigator as she reviews the essential elements of effective workplace investigations – from determining when an investigation needs to take place to documenting your findings, and dealing with post-investigation matters.

Live webinar with chat includes 60 day replay. This program features real-time audio of the presenter with synchronized presentation slides, and a chat feature that allows for live Q & A.