Understanding and navigating biases is critical to the work we do as investigators. This program will:
Review implicit bias and confirmation bias and its impact on investigators
Define and give examples of microaggressions and discuss the challenges of investigating them
Discuss how investigators can increase their cultural competency.
Attendees will learn about how investigation firms have weathered the current environment including how their investigators have adapted to stay at home orders. Predictions as to how investigations will be changed will help prepare attendees for the post-COVID-19 environment.
During the course of this webinar, a panel of experienced workplace investigators will take AWI members’ questions. Panelists, Lisa Bowman, Dinamary Horvath, and Judy Mims, will bring their unique perspectives and experiences as external, internal, and private workplace investigators to the issues facing AWI members today.
During the course of this webinar, we will explore some classic cases for using social media to enhance workplace investigations – both large and small and discuss the ethics and limitations around this approach.
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, and understand what types of investigations they will be called upon to do under the “new normal.”
This webinar takes an in-depth look at key legal issues for workplace investigators who undertake inquiries into allegations of sexual harassment.
This webinar is intended for Australasian investigators.
This session discusses the key factors that are used to assess credibility and the challenges that arise during video interviews when making credibility determinations. This session will also highlight key things investigators must do to effectively conduct a video interview.
Our panel of experienced investigation firm owners and business operations experts will offer their insights and knowledge about how to start and manage your own investigations practice. The panel will also discuss strategies for developing business, what technologies firm owners should consider using, and how best to operate your own firm.
Recently, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued a key legal decision that will likely impact the process and procedure that workplace investigators routinely follow in conducting investigations for both unionized and non-unionized workplaces. This session will provide answers to many questions about this decision, as well as a unique summary of the NLRB’s decision from both a labor and workplace investigation perspective.