Human Resource professionals are required to investigate complaints of harassment or discrimination; they also may conduct investigations into other misconduct. Those investigations must be conducted 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 teacher of investigation techniques. She is considered a national expert, has written a book on the topic, and devised methods and strategies that are efficient, successful, respectful and solidly defensible. She has done over 250 workplace investigations throughout the world.
Address: Twin Ports (Duluth, MN and Superior, WI)