In this episode, Jen provides practical advice about how to limit the chit-chat during internal investigations.
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In this episode, Jen discusses when employers are required to investigate internal complaints.
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In this episode, Jen reminds us of the rules for creating defensible workplace documentation.
In this episode, Jen discusses the pros and cons of retaining employee interview notes.
Picture this: you are on-site at a new client’s headquarters for a weeklong hostile work environment investigation into several internal complaints made against the CEO and CFO. This is the first engagement for the client so you want to do as comprehensive a job as possible to leave a
Employers must investigate potential workplace misconduct, particularly when it implicates internal equal employment opportunity policies.
Investigating employee complaints has become even more challenging after several years of enduring the COVID-19 pandemic. While your time may be spread thinner across an increasing number of investigations, there may be fewer investigators to review these concerns, and your employee population, witnesses, evidence and stakeholders may be more geographically dispersed than ever.
In this episode, Jen provides insights into how to draft investigation reports and what to do with them after the investigation is over.
In this episode, Jen discusses the importance of confidentiality in internal investigations, and why it’s hard for everyone to keep secrets.
In this episode, Jen explains why most investigations can be conducted internally, and when to retain an outside investigator.
In this episode, Jen discusses recent trends in workplace investigations, including a significant increase in complaints related to remote work.
According to a poll conducted during an Ogletree Deakins webinar in 2021, 70 percent of approximately 1,200 attendees had experienced an increase in internal workplace complaints. In addition, a recently published outlook for the legal industry projected a continued increase in the investigations practice area for 2022. Given the current
Real estate companies, including property management companies, brokerages, construction, and development and real estate developers, seeking to manage risks and avoid litigation must take seriously internal employment complaints, including those that raise compliance concerns.
The August 3, 2021, report regarding the sexual harassment allegations brought against former New York governor Andrew Cuomo, “Report of Investigation into Allegations of Sexual Harassment by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo” resulted in his resignation on August 10, 2021, and renewed attention to the #MeToo movement. As a political wonk