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Investigation Tools and Techniques

Course Number
LR102

This full-day, interactive workshop provides best practices on how to conduct an investigation of major workplace offenses that may result in immediate termination and that are the likely subject of arbitration. Professionals who investigate complex/serious matters in a unionized environment will design and execute an investigation plan.

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Effective March 16, 2020, the educational programs scheduled to be delivered at our New York City facility will be moved to virtual delivery, where possible, or rescheduled. For those programs that do not lend themselves to a distance-education format, we will postpone them until we receive guidance from the University and public health officials that it is safe to hold those programs in-person. Please contact ilrcustomerservice@cornell.edu with any questions. We will provide updates as they become available from the University.

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Course

A full and fair investigation of alleged employee misconduct is a critical component of due process. It is essential that you know the available tools and techniques when conducting such an investigation. This workshop covers:

  • Analysis and investigation of major disciplinary offenses
  • Practical techniques for conducting investigatory interviews
  • How an arbitrator scrutinizes your investigation

Key Topics

  • Analyzing the standards and evidence used in arbitrations involving major misconduct offenses, including scrutiny of the employer’s investigation
  • Conducting a thorough investigation
  • Techniques for authenticating evidence
  • Interviewing management and employees
  • How a concurrent criminal proceeding, workplace privacy laws, and other legal concerns affect the investigation
  • Case study practice

Special Features

This full-day, interactive workshop provides valuable information on how to conduct an investigation of major workplace offenses that may result in immediate termination and that are the likely subject of arbitration.

Who Will Benefit

Labor relations, human resource, and operations professionals who investigate complex or serious matters in a unionized environment.

Prerequisite

You must have already taken our Effective Employee Discipline workshop or have equivalent knowledge.

Instructors

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Julie Torrey

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