Course DescriptionUnder the Fair Employment and Housing Act and state law employers must take care to prevent harassment and discrimination from occurring. Reasonable steps must be taken to avoid or reduce the potential for liability - including punitive damages - including investigating and addressing possible incidents.
In this program, attorney and workplace investigator Amy Oppenheimer takes viewers through the best practices in doing workplace investigations. Topics covered include; scope of the investigation, communicating with the employer, confidentiality, evidence gathering, witness interviews, and more.
Length: 1hr 4min
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- Kelly G.
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- Fredericka S.
Meet the Lecturer(s)
Amy Oppenheimer is a leading expert in the field of workplace investigations. She has over 30 years of experience in employment law, as an attorney, investigator, arbitrator, mediator, and trainer for a large range of employers and employees – public and private, large and small – throughout the country. She is also a retired administrative law judge. Her areas of expertise include preventing workplace harassment and responding to allegations of harassment, investigating workplace harassment, discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower claims, diversity in the workplace, how unconscious bias impacts decision-making and other forms of workplace misconduct. Amy frequently does public speaking on these issues.