As part of the firm’s 2015 National Employment Law Webinar Series, Gordon & Rees will hold a webinar titled “Conducting Lawful & Effective Workplace Investigations for Private Sector Employers, and the Impact of Recent Supreme Court Decisions on the Investigation,” on August 11 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. PST.
The live, monthly webinars offer free, practical training on current and emerging employment law issues for large and small companies. Gordon & Rees attorneys provide in-house counsel, human resources professionals, payroll managers, and others with a convenient way to stay up to speed so they can make well-informed employment decisions on a day-to-day basis and avoid the expense and uncertainty of litigation.
For the August webinar, attorneys from Gordon & Rees’s Employment Practice Group will discuss step-by-step process of conducting workplace investigations; hear discussions of what does and doesn’t work during investigations; and how a proper and effective investigation can prevent harassment and limit your risk for a lawsuit. Gordon & Rees Washington, D.C. partner, Angela Hart-Edwards, and senior counsel Brian Scotti will address: 1) how to conduct effective workplace investigations of misconduct or performance issues and other special situations, 2) an employer’s obligation to investigate, 3) planning the investigation, 4) preserving confidentiality, 5) witness statements, and 6) post investigation recommendations and action. A Q&A session will follow the webinar.
Gordon & Rees’s Employment Law Practice Group consists of more than 200 attorneys nationwide. The team provides employment counseling and litigation services to world-renowned companies and nearly every type of business, from Fortune 500 corporations to startups and universities. Gordon & Rees’s employment attorneys combine litigation experience with preventive training, offering guidance in programs and techniques designed to avoid the consequences and cost of further involvement with conflict and dispute management.