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[Webinar] Master Class: Conducting & Closing Effective Workplace Investigations - May 10th, 8:30am PT

by NAVEX Global on

Join this free educational event—brought to you by the NAVEX Global Ethics & Compliance Virtual Conference—for 2.5 hours of quality learning. Become an expert investigator in 1 day! In this Master Class, you will learn...more

Circuit Court Rejects Attack On NLRB’s New Witness Rule

During the last several years, the NLRB has overturned a great deal of existing precedent. Among other changes, the Board has required bargaining over discipline in newly organized units, found graduate students to be...more

Disclosure Danger: Employers Still Stuck With NLRB’s Witness Statement Disclosure Standard

by Fisher Phillips on

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia rejected the chance yesterday to revive long-held precedent which for many years had protected employer witness statements from disclosure to unions before an arbitration...more

Avoid These Three Investigation Traps!

by Weintraub Tobin on

Conducting workplace investigations is not easy. The process is filled with land mines that can trip up even the most experienced investigator. Although there are many mistakes I’ve seen investigators make, these are the...more

Socially Aware: The Social Media Law Update Volume 6, Issue 4

Five social media law issues to discuss with your clients - The explosive growth of social media has clients facing legal questions that didn’t even exist a few short years ago. Helping your clients navigate this...more

Top 10 Workplace Investigation Mistakes: Part II

In part one of this two-part series, we covered five of the most common mistakes that employers make while conducting workplace investigations, including poor complaint mechanisms, ignoring employee complaints, failing to...more

Lessons from Deflategate: 5 Ways to Avoid Workplace Investigation Fumbles

Over the years, the topic of workplace investigations has gained increasing importance in the HR and employment law world. Now, with investigations routinely making headlines, they have become a part of our popular culture as...more

Need To Investigate Employee Misconduct While the Employee is on FMLA Leave? Follow This Employer's Lead

by Franczek Radelet P.C. on

Even once in awhile an employer has handled an FMLA situation so effectively, you just want to shout out, “You Go Girl!” . . . or let out a fist pump (like you just sank a 70-foot birdie) . . . or initiate a wild chest bump...more

Workplace Investigations

by Snell & Wilmer on

If you are an employer or HR professional and have not had to conduct a workplace discrimination investigation, consider yourself lucky, or possibly naïve. At some point every employer will be confronted with the employee...more

Rogue CFO IV – The Company Response

by Sands Anderson PC on

In this series we have considered the problem of a rogue CFO, or other executive officer, who defrauds or steals from the company. The focus has been on measures that are designed to prevent the high-level fraud from...more

50 for 50: Five Decades of the Most Important Discrimination Law Developments - Number 11: Workplace Investigations and the Good...

by Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP on

Allegations of employee misconduct – particularly as they relate to claims of discrimination and harassment – have been raised in the workplace ever since the Civil Rights Act was passed. But human resource executives were...more

The Lost Art Of Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations

by Akerman LLP - HR Defense on

You are the HR leader for your organization. Whether you are an executive, a human resources professional, an attorney, an owner, or – in many cases – hold more than one of these titles, when HR issues arise, they come to...more

Be a Super Sleuth—Part Three: Concluding Your Workplace Investigation

In the first part of this three-part series—Be A Super Sleuth: Laying the Framework for Effective Workplace Investigations—we provided a number of pre-investigation considerations for employers, including an overview of...more

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