Strategies and Processes for Swift Internal Investigations – by Compliance Global Inc

Get a step-by-step process for conducting EEO Compliance investigations and strategies for dealing with difficult investigation issues.

New Hyde Park, NY, April 28, 2015 –(– Overview: Conducting an internal investigation is a vital piece of EEO compliance reports. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which is the cornerstone of employment law, requires that any discrimination complaint be swiftly and thoroughly investigated. Organizations who do not properly conduct the investigation are at tremendous risk of lawsuits, fines and/or settlements, many of them in six plus figures. Other anti-discrimination laws, including Pregnancy Discrimination Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination Employment Act, Drug Free Workplace Act and osha laws also require immediate and swift investigations of discrimination and safety complaints. This webinar will include a step-by-step process for conducting an investigations and strategies for dealing with difficult investigation issues. The webinar speaker is an EEOC trained investigator and highly experienced investigator – she will share a wealth of her experience to provide an informative session.

Why Should You Attend

No two investigations are the same – even a seasoned veteran who has handled discrimination complaints and conducted internal investigations can benefit from this session. The risk of not conducting an investigation properly is substantial in terms of fines, penalties and settlements, but also court costs and deterioration in the company’s reputation. This webinar will present plain language ideas for conducting investigations.

Areas Covered in the Session

Laws requiring employers to conduct investigations
Identifying the need for an investigation
Common causes for investigations
Goals of an internal investigation
Hearing the initial complaint
Training managers how to respond to a complaint
Preparing the investigation strategy
Selecting the appropriate investigator(s)
Identifying potential witnesses
Identifying relevant documents
Identifying appropriate and relevant electronic records, files and communication
Securing files and records during the investigation
Preparing and conducting the investigative interview
Question preparation and formatting
Conducting the interview
Developing the facts
The importance of summarizing and reviewing responses during the interview
The importance of patience when conducting the interview
Note-taking strategies
Reading body language
Conducting a post-interview evaluation
Preparing an interview summary
Preparing the final report
Managing challenges during an internal investigation, including hostile witnesses, attempts to tamper with documents related to the investigation, managing confidentiality and mitigating gossip
Helpful resources and websites

Learning Objectives

Participants will gain:

Perspective of the relationship of conducting internal affairs investigations with risk management
Knowledge of how to conduct an internal investigation that meets the goals of the investigation
Understanding of how to deal with difficult and challenging investigation issues

Who Will Benefit

Human Resource Professionals
Human Resource Directors
Human Resource Managers
Human Resource Specialists
Human Resource Generalists

About Compliance Global Inc:
Compliance Global Inc; is a training (webinar) organization based in New Hyde Park, New York, providing world-class compliance trainings and online webinars by leveraging a pool of experienced speakers / consultants in the Pharmaceutical, Bio-Technology, Medical Devices, Clinical Compliance, FDA Compliance, Healthcare, BFSI, Life Science & HR streams for improving the knowledge base of the customers. Our trainings are contemporary, simple and cost-effective with easy access and great delivery experience. Compliance Global is a multifaceted entity, an absolute knowledge repository.

Our varied industry expertise ranges across Life Science (Pharmaceutical, Bio-Technology, Medical Devices, Clinical Compliance, FDA Compliance), Healthcare, HR Compliance, BFSI, Food & Dietary Supplements, Insurance, Accounting & Taxation and other Cross Industry streams.
Contact Information
Compliance Global Inc
Roger Davis
Toll Free: +1-844-746-4244
Tel: +1-516-900-5515