Your Challenge: Investigate an employee’s complaint of harassment, discrimination, or other workplace conflict in a way that protects your organization from legal liability and resolves the situation to the satisfaction of all parties, including the C-suite.
BLR’s Solution: Workplace Investigations: The HR Manager’s Step-By-Step Guide, the comprehensive instruction manual and sample document disc that eliminates the guesswork and streamlines the process, walking you from initial complaint through drafting your final report.
Workplace Investigations: The HR Manager’s Step-By-Step Guide contains everything you need to get to the bottom of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and many other claims, all in one easy-to-use reference. Plus, you get a bonus CD loaded with investigation forms, checklists, sample reports, and other documents critical to the execution of a safe and effective investigation. You get:
When you uncover employee wrongdoing, or an employee comes to you with a complaint, you have to be ready to investigate. That's why it makes so much sense to have Workplace Investigations: The HR Manager's Step-by-Step Guide close at hand.
Everything you need to get to the bottom of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and many other claims, all in one easy-to-use reference. Plus, you get a bonus CD-ROM loaded with investigation forms, checklists, sample reports, and other documents critical to the execution of a safe and effective investigation.
Inside this practical AND comprehensive guide you’ll find:
Workplace Investigations: The HR Manager's Step-by-Step Guide
Table of Contents
Chapter One: Preliminary Considerations
Key to a successful investigation is understanding the limit of what it can accomplish, the risks and potential rewards, and the alternatives. The opening chapter delivers a clear explanation of these issues and helps you make critical decisions at the outset, before you’ve invested time and money in your investigation.
Chapter Two: Workplace Searches
When conducting an investigation involving any kind of workplace search, you’re up against competing obligations. This chapter explains how to overcome this challenge,
and find the evidence you need to get to the truth without violating employee privacy rights. You’ll gain skills and methods for uncovering essential information, and protect
your organization against charges of apathy, negligence, or worse.
Chapter Three: Legal and Practical Considerations
Learn how to dig deep into workplace allegations without hitting a legal sinkhole with this chapter on the risks built into investigations and the ways around them. You’ll understand how to execute a fair and effective investigation that protects your employer should the accusation under scrutiny ever make its way to court.
Bonus: CD-ROM Provides Critical Investigation Samples, Documents, Forms, and More