Who should attend
- Union leaders
- HR and labor relations professionals
- Managers and executives working in a union environment
About the course
This 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.
A full and fair investigation of alleged employee misconduct is a critical component of due process. It is therefore essential that you use the available tools and techniques when conducting an investigation.
In this course, you will cover the analysis and investigation of major disciplinary offenses, develop practical techniques for conducting investigatory interviews, and discover how an arbitrator scrutinizes your investigation. By the end of this course, you will have the ability to conduct an investigation of major workplace offenses that may result in immediate termination and that are the likely subject of arbitration.
It is recommended to only take this course if you have completed LR101 Effective Employee Disciple or have equivalent experience.
- Analyze the standards and evidence used in arbitrations involving major misconduct offenses, including scrutiny of the employer's investigation
- Conduct a thorough investigation
- Techniques for authenticating evidence
- How to interview management and employees
- How concurrent criminal proceedings, workplace privacy laws, and other legal concerns may affect the investigation
Present Occupation: Full-time Arbitrator, Mediator and Fact Finder focusing on resolution of workplace disputes in the private and public sectors. Areas of Expertise: Discipline and discharge, including performance, competency and attendance/absenteeism; discrimination claims based upon gender, s...
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.