This seminar is designed for attorneys, human resource professionals, business owners and managers, presidents, vice presidents, operations managers and controllers.
A single misstep in a workplace investigation can mean the difference between an expensive lawsuit and a successful, positive outcome. When you receive an allegation of workplace harassment, discrimination, violence, drug abuse or other misconduct – Who should conduct the investigation? Where do you begin? When have you done enough? How can you avoid common pitfalls?
Remember, the key to minimizing exposure to liability is prompt, effective action.
Topics to be covered include:
• Investigating Sexual Harassment And Other Hostile Environment
• Interviewing Techniques And Documentation
• ADA Do’s And Don’ts – Disability-Related Inquiries And
• The Direct Threat Defense
8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
8:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
II. Investigating Sexual Harassment And Other Hostile Environment
A. The Importance Of Investigations
B. Preparation And Logistics
C. Interviewing Techniques And Documentation
D. Tape Recordings, E-Mails, And Written Statements
E. Weighing The Evidence
F. Disciplining The Harasser
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
III. ADA Do’s And Don’ts – Disability-Related Inquiries And
A. Your Goal: ADA And FMLA Compliance
B. Getting Medical Information From Employees
C. Communicating With Disabled Employees: The Interactive Process
D. Getting Employees Back To Work
E. The Direct Threat Defense
F. Drug And Alcohol Testing
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.