Workplace Investigations

Recorded Session
60 Minutes


    When the time comes to handle a touchy employee issue how do you handle it? Are they properly trained? Do they understand the laws and regulations?

    This course is designed to train managers and supervisors the legal and proper techniques in conducting an internal workplace investigation. Without learning investigation techniques and how to handle conflict in the workplace effectively, employees may feel their complaints are not taken seriously.

Why Should You Attend?

    • Learn the basics of how to gather a statement of complaint, identify witnesses, gather evidence, conduct witness interviews, fact-finding, document, report writing and communication follow-up
    • Common types of internal investigations
    • Legal obligations related to internal investigations
    • Information gathering and physical evidence prior to witness interviewing
    • Question prep for witness interviews and select appropriate interviewing locations
    • Standard format and procedures for documenting investigative findings
    • Disciplinary action best practices

Area Covered

    • Common workplace investigations
    • Laws and regulations
    • Investigation process
    • Confidentiality
    • Policies and procedures
    • Conflict of interest
    • Writing up the investigation

Who will benefit?

    • HR Managers
    • Small Business Owners
    • Union Reps
    • Academics
    • Accounting
    • Administrators
Webinar Option
Downloadable Recorded Session
Training CD

Speaker Profile

ins_img Matthew Burr

Matthew Burr has over ten years of experience working in the human resources field, starting his career as an Industrial Relations Intern at Kennedy Valve Manufacturing to most recently founding and managing a human resource consulting company; Burr Consulting, LLC. He specializes in labor and employment law, conflict resolution, performance management, employee relations and work with labor unions. Matthew also has a generalist background in HR and provides strategic HR services to his clients, focusing on small and medium sized organizations. Matthew will be starting as an Associate Professor of Management at Elmira College in July 2017. Matthew is the …