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Virtual Wrongdoing: Investigating the Fall-Out from Remote Work Arrangements During COVID-19

External Investigators |  Internal Investigators
Ken McCarthy
1 Hour
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 21, 2020
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Business leaders and governments made rapid changes to the way they do business to continue functioning during COVID-19 but they may have introduced risks that they were not fully ready for when they enabled their employees to work remotely and virtually through various means including video and file sharing platforms.  Their rapid action has kept their operations alive but it has also introduced a host of new risks related to employee harassment, violence, wrongdoing, fraud, and insider threat.  It will soon be time for investigators to help them sort out what went wrong and why.


By the end of this webinar, participants will:

  • Learn the new risk drivers for virtual and remote workplace wrongdoing.
  • Explore the extension of the “workplace” and employers’ harassment and violence protection obligations to their employees.
  • Understand what types of investigations they will be called upon to do under the “new normal.”

DisclaimerThe contents of this webinar and the positions taken are those of the presenter only, may be time sensitive, and are not warranted, endorsed or otherwise recommended by AWI and are not intended to provide legal advice. 




Ken McCarthy's Profile

Ken McCarthy


Integrity By McCarthy Inc.

Ken McCarthy is a retired executive from the federal public sector.  Prior to starting his own business in 2020, Integrity By McCarthy Inc., Ken led a workplace investigations program for a federal department of 15,000 employees and contractors.  In addition to providing executive oversight to over 500 workplace investigations, Ken also designed and delivered workplace fact-findings and investigations training sessions to over 500 front-line managers, and professional integrity and insider threat awareness sessions to over 1000 front line employees in a unionized environment.  Ken specializes in helping business and government leaders prevent and resolve workplace harassment, violence, wrongdoing and fraud with services ranging from prevention (e.g., policy and program development, training and awareness, workplace assessments) to resolution (i.e., investigations and workplace restoration).