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Workplace Investigation in Gender Dominated Workplaces


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Categories:
Internal Investigators |  External Investigators |  Interviewing |  Advanced |  Beginner |  CAWI
Faculty:
Dr. Barbara Benoliel |  Peter Matukas |  Meagan D Bainbridge
Duration:
60 minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Jun 01, 2023
License:
Never expires.



Description

Session Overview:

This webinar will expand on the key issues and considerations for investigations at a historically gender- dominated workplace. Examples and a case study will be used to focus on key concepts.

Learning Objectives: 

Through participating in this webinar, attendees will learn: 

  1. To recognize the nature and the unique cultural issues of gender-dominated workplaces 
  2. To analyze where there are systemic gender concerns.  
  3. Setting the stage for investigation: the physical setting, online, and face to face,   
  4. The steps for preparing participants for investigation, collecting evidence.  
  5. Additional interviews and evidence where gender cultural issues arise. 
  6. Outlining findings and outcomes: the role of workplace restoration  

Disclaimer:

The 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. 

Credits


HRCI Credits

HR (General) Credits: 1.0

 


SHRM

SHRM PDCs: 1.0


CA MCLE

California MCLEs: 1.0



Handouts

Speaker(s)

Dr. Barbara Benoliel's Profile

Dr. Barbara Benoliel

President

Preferred Solutions


Barbara Benoliel is a licensed private investigator and certified mediator based in Canada. She is a senior professor at Walden University based in Minneapolis, Minnesota at the School of Human Services. She holds a M.B.Sc. in Organizational Behavior and a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice. She is the President of Preferred Solutions, a conflict resolution company.


Peter Matukas's Profile

Peter Matukas

Associate

Turnpenney Milne LLP


Meagan D Bainbridge's Profile

Meagan D Bainbridge

Weintraub Tobin


Meagan Bainbridge is a Weintraub shareholder and member of the Labor & Employment and Litigation groups.

She exclusively practices employment law and related litigation in state and federal courts and before various administrative agencies. Additionally, she provides advice and counsel to employers concerning their workplace policies, practices, and personnel decisions. Meagan regularly assists employers in all aspects of their employment relationship with their employees, including on such matters as recruiting and hiring; employment agreements and compensation plans; protection of trade secrets; wage and hour laws; independent contractor status; performance standards and disciplinary actions; privacy; leaves of absence and reasonable accommodations; preventing discrimination, harassment, and retaliation; preventing and responding to theft and embezzlement; reductions in force, terminations, and layoffs; and compliance with other state and federal employment laws.  Meagan is a member of the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) provides impartial workplace investigations.

Meagan also regularly defends employers against employment claims for breach of contract, discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, unfair business practices, violation of wage and hour laws, as well as numerous other tort and statutory employment law causes of action. She has extensive experience litigating class actions. Substantive areas of expertise include California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the California Labor Code.