When an employee makes an allegation of sexual harassment in the workplace the company must act quickly to assess and investigate the complaint. This is one of the most difficult types of investigations, given the sensitive nature of sexual harassment, and a prompt, thorough and fair investigation is the only way to tackle the risk to the company, its employees and its reputation.
Join Angela J. Reddock-Wright, employment attorney, mediator, arbitrator, investigator and trainer as she outlines the elements of a well conducted sexual harassment investigation that addresses the needs of the complainant, the subject of the complaint, the other employees and the company.
The webinar will cover:
- Assessing the credibility of the complainant
- Outlining an investigation plan
- Gathering evidence
- Interviewing the complainant, witnesses and the subject of the complaint
- Best practices for communicating with parties to a sexual harassment investigation
- Following up with all parties
- Making recommendations