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2021 - Conducting Effective, Legally-Compliant Investigations of Harassment & Bullying Allegations



VenueOnline event, USA - United States USA - United States

KeywordsWorkplace harassment; Bullying; Employee litigation


Topics/Call fo Papers

What constitutes harassment in the workplace?
Laws that are violated by harassment
Two basic types of harassment
Quid-pro-quo situations
Hostile work environments
What constitutes bullying in the workplace?
What prompts a workplace investigation?
Various types of complaints
Legal obligations when conducting internal investigations
Basic rules to follow when conducting effective investigations
Steps to take to ensure a successful investigation
Reviewing the complaint
Gathering evidence
Preparing for the investigation
Appointing an investigator
Interviewing the Complainant, Alleged Wrongdoer, and Witnesses
Importance of solid documentation
Establishing a documentation “chain of custody”
Concluding the investigation
Preparing and writing an investigative report
Discussing investigation results with decision makers
Handling post-investigative issues
Preventive strategies going forward

Last modified: 2021-06-28 16:44:17