how to conduct a proper workplace investigation

 In cases involving allegations of harassment or workplace safety violations, California employers must conduct a proper workplace investigation.   Onsite HR professionals may, by California law, perform an internal investigation.  if you don't have a trained person on your team, you must use a private investigator or licensed attorney.

Learning Objectives

Focus will be on investigations for HR professionals and managers qualified to perform workplace investigations under the California Business & Professions Code.

  • California Private Investigator Act
  • How to conduct the investigation
  • When you do the investigation and when to turn it over to your attorney.
  • How to conduct an ethical and legal investigation
  • Critical documentation
  • Critical follow up
  • Closing the investigation