Investigating Complaints Entangled With Performance Related Issues
Internal investigations entangled with performance related problems are on the rise. Following best practices will not only save time and money, but can also improve the workplace and ensure employees feel comfortable and safe at work. An effective investigation can make the difference between a litigation-free resolution and a painstakingly long, costly, lawsuit. Lauren Sobaski of Fisher Phillips will provide an overview of workplace investigations, covering common mistakes companies regularly make in conducting their investigations, solutions to those challenges and tips to avoid litigation.
This session will cover the following:
- Investigation procedures and documentation
- Common investigation mistakes even for seasoned HR professionals
- Avoiding legal pitfalls
- Tips for best practices
Lauren Sobaski is an associate in the firm’s Kansas City office. She focuses her practice on employment discrimination and related litigation, employment law training, drafting policies and procedures, and wage and hour law. Prior to engaging in the practice of law, Lauren spent 15 years in human resource management. This experience gives her a unique insight into the employment law matters that are most important to her clients. Most recently, Lauren was a human resource consultant at Paychex, ... View Full Profile
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