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Concurrent Session
Effective Investigations into Allegations of Harassment, Discrimination, or Workplace Misconduct
Chatham Ballroom C
In-Person and Virtual Monday 10/30/2023 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM   Add to calendar
Competencies: Leadership (Behavioral), Organization (Technical) | Intended Audience: Beginner (Committing to DEI), Intermediate (Fostering DEI)
Workplace Application:
Attendees will be provided with crucial steps to conduct an effective workplace investigation into allegations of harassment, discrimination, and misconduct. 

In-person session offerings are on a first-come, first-served basis. Seating is limited.

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When allegations of harassment, discrimination, or other workplace misconduct occur, an effective workplace investigation is an essential tool for uncovering violations to your company's policies and expectations. This is a needed first step to identify ways to improve your workplace culture, demonstrate care and value of your employees and their working conditions, to prevent reoccurring problems, and to meet legal obligations. HR professionals are often responsible for this crucial function, and this session will provide a good foundational understanding for what is required of an effective workplace investigation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identifying Triggers that Require Investigation.
  • Investigation Preparation.
  • Fact Gathering.
  • Investigation Outcomes.
  • Post Investigation Actions

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All virtual sessions inherently run the risk of audio or visual issues due to factors out of our control. If any technical difficulties arise, we appreciate your patience and understanding as we work diligently to resolve it. All virtual sessions, unless marked as "LIVE ONLY" or "VIRTUAL LIVE ONLY", are recorded and will be available to view on demand until December 1, 2023.

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Lisa McConnell, SHRM-SCP, Certified EEO Investigator,
McConnell Consulting Services