HR Investigations 101: Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations. This presentation will explore some of the dos and don’ts of conducting effective workplace investigations. Issues discussed include conducting effective interviews, evaluating credibility of the parties involved, documenting investigation results, and mitigating risk of future litigation.
- Determining the initial steps to be taken to prepare for and conduct workplace investigations.
- How to conduct effective interviews of participants and witnesses.
- Documenting the investigation and conclusions in an objective and concise manner.
Presented by Melody Rayl, Partner, Fisher & Phillips LLP. Melody Rayl is a Partner in the Kansas City office of national Labor & Employment firm Fisher Phillips. Her practice focuses on all aspects of employment litigation and counseling. Melody has defended employers in discrimination, harassment and retaliation lawsuits in both state and federal courts. She also frequently advises on mitigation of risk in employment matters and provides training to her business clients on a variety of employment related topics and regularly counsels businesses through difficult situations with an eye to preventing lawsuits before they occur.