- Thursday, April 20
- 1:00 ET
- 10:00 PT
HR Investigations Workshop:
A Guide to Legal & Effective Inquiries
A step-by-step guide on interviews and documentation
In this 75-minute attorney-led session, you’ll come away with:
Tips on documenting, interviewing and wrapping up an investigation
— so you can execute and complete an airtight legal process
Knowledge of how to be a good HR investigator
— from developing your investigation skills to overcoming common problem scenarios
Templates, processes and sample forms
— to help you build your investigation from start to finish
From insubordination to misconduct, confidently conduct and document your important HR investigations
Conducting workplace investigations is one of the most challenging and most important duties that HR professionals must take on. How you respond to complaints about harassment or other misconduct can have huge legal and practical implications for your organization. This webinar is packed with tips and strategies to investigate any workplace problem quickly and legally.
On April 20, ask employment lawyer and trainer Kathy Perkins your specific employee investigation questions. Learn what to do and, as importantly, what to avoid when conducting effective investigations. Don’t risk the reputation of your company or your career.
Agenda for HR Investigations Workshop
- What elements make an effective investigation
- Which types of employee complaints should immediately prompt an investigation
- Which employment laws necessitate an investigation
- Identifying workplace situations that can be better resolved with an investigation
- 10 step-by-step investigation tips to keep your inquiry on track
- How to use an investigation model flow chart and samples
- How to begin the documentation process
- Planning the investigation
- Charting and updating a chronological report
- Plan and strategize for each interview
- Implement the Interview Checklist
- Conclude and report on the investigation
Interactive Q&A time included
Ask investigations expert Kathy Perkins your questions about the process and follow-through of today's unique brand of workplace investigations.
Kathy Perkins is the founder of Kathy Perkins LLC Workplace Law & Mediation in Lawrence, Kan. She brings to her litigation prevention and dispute resolution practice 25+ years' experience litigating employment and commercial disputes.
Her work is in four primary areas: employer counseling, management training, outside neutral investigations and mediation to resolve employment disputes. Prior to starting her practice, she was a managing member of the Constangy law firm. She speaks and writes often on employee relations and mediation issues.Kathy Perkins Attorney and founder, Kathy Perkins LLC Workplace Law
Professional Certification Credit Hours Included With This Webinar
Business Management Daily is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDC) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities.
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Conducting Workplace Investigations: A Step-by-Step Guide
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