Human Resource professionals are required to investigate complaints of harassment or discrimination; they also may conduct investigations into other misconduct. Those investigations must be conducting professionally and defensibly. This session will review the elements of a workplace investigation from intake of the complaint through gathering of evidence through making findings of fact. It will include practical tips as well as a review of best practices and practical strategies for receiving complaints, gathering evidence, assessing credibility and preparing reports.
For thirty years Fran Sepler has been an investigator and a teacher of investigation techniques. She is considered a national expert and have written a book on the topic and has devised methods and strategies that are efficient, successful, respectful and solidly defensible. She have done over 250 workplace investigations throughout the world.
Address: Twin Ports (Duluth, MN and Superior, WI)