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Conducting Internal Investigations

An effective internal workplace investigation can both address employees’ concerns and help employers avoid or minimize liability in potential employment lawsuits. Join Tyler Paetkau to learn when a duty to investigate arises, and best practices for conducting internal investigations and handling the investigative findings. 

 

1.5 hours MCLE Credit

 

In today’s workplace environment, it is more important than ever for employers to thoroughly and fairly investigate employee complaints of harassment, discrimination, or wrongful termination. An effective internal workplace investigation can both address employees’ concerns and help employers avoid or minimize liability in potential employment lawsuits. Join Tyler Paetkau to learn when a duty to investigate arises, and best practices for conducting internal investigations and handling the investigative findings. We will consider law firm discrimination cases and using in-house counsel to investigate employee complaints.

Program Highlights:

  • Choosing the right investigator
  • Do’s and don’ts in planning and conducting internal workplace investigations
  • Tips on securing evidence and interviewing witnesses
  • Attorney-client privilege and privacy issues
  • Dealing with conflicts of interest and bias in the workplace

This is an intermediate level program and assumes some employment law experience

On Demand BU53304-191

Live program recorded 2/28/17. 

 

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$ 99.00

In today’s workplace environment, it is more important than ever for employers to thoroughly and fairly investigate employee complaints of harassment, discrimination, or wrongful termination. An effective internal workplace investigation can both address employees’ concerns and help employers avoid or minimize liability in potential employment lawsuits. Join Tyler Paetkau to learn when a duty to investigate arises, and best practices for conducting internal investigations and handling the investigative findings. We will consider law firm discrimination cases and using in-house counsel to investigate employee complaints.

Program Highlights:

  • Choosing the right investigator
  • Do’s and don’ts in planning and conducting internal workplace investigations
  • Tips on securing evidence and interviewing witnesses
  • Attorney-client privilege and privacy issues
  • Dealing with conflicts of interest and bias in the workplace

This is an intermediate level program and assumes some employment law experience

TYLER M. PAETKAU

Tyler M. Paetkau

TYLER M. PAETKAU, who received his B.A., with high honors and high distinction, and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Michigan, is a partner with Hartnett, Smith & Paetkau in Redwood City. He has represented employers in labor and employment law matters for more than 20 years. Mr. Paetkau has particular experience in representing employers with respect to restrictive covenants and trade secrets, employee mobility issues, the defense of collective and class actions, ethics and corporate compliance issues and international labor and employment law. He is a frequent speaker and author of articles on labor and employment law topics, including contributions to CEB's California Business Law Practitioner. Mr. Paetkau is also the author of Hiring and Firing (Entrepreneur Press, 2007). He is a past chair and advisor to the Executive Committee of the State Bar's Labor and Employment Law Section and was a member of the State Bar's Special Advisory Committee on Jury Instructions for Employment Law Cases. Mr. Paetkau is an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell and a Northern California "Super Lawyer" in labor and employment law.

Products specifications
PRODUCT GROUP CLE
PRACTICE AREA Employment Law
SUBTOPICS General Interest
PRODUCT GROUP Digital
Products specifications
PRODUCT GROUP CLE
PRACTICE AREA Employment Law
SUBTOPICS General Interest
PRODUCT GROUP Digital