This fast-paced workshop covers the process and tools necessary to complete a workplace investigation. Legal implications and practical recommendations for conducting pre-employment background investigations are reviewed. Topics include workplace-violence, substance-abuse and intoxication, harassment, computer and other white-collar crimes, and employee theft. Risks and liabilities associated with inadequate or unlawful investigations, failing to investigate and the use of outside investigators will be analyzed. Interviewing, investigation techniques and documentation of the facts learned during the investigation are covered. The workshop includes brainstorming sessions and other group exercises to develop practical recommendations every HR professional can use when conducting investigations.
Note(s): Professional Credit: HRCI--PHR, SPHR and GPHR strategic recertification credit, 6.5 hours, MCLE--Minimum Continuing Legal Education State Board of CA, 6.0 hours.