Investigation Tools and Techniques (LR102)

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.


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

Instructors for Oct 30, 2019
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Julie Torrey

Instructors for Apr 27, 2020
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Julie Torrey


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