Webinar! Tues. Nov. 1st: “WANT SOME CHEESE WITH THAT WHINE?” Handling Employee Complaints & Investigations

by | Oct 24, 2022 | Business, Employee Benefits, Events

Webinar Sponsored by United Agencies Insurance

Please join us on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022 at 12:00PM to 1:00PM (PDT) for a very important webinar entitled: “WANT SOME CHEESE WITH THAT WHINE?” Handling Employee Complaints & Investigations.

California law obligates employers to investigate employee complaints of potentially unlawful behavior, no matter how minor that complaint might be. How can the employer determine when the employee complaint is serious enough to involve unlawful behavior, and when an investigation is required? If an investigation is required, who should conduct it? What should be asked? How should it be finalized? In this informative webinar, employment law attorney Ryan M. Haws will discuss the employer’s obligations in responding to and investigating employee complaints.

Topics will include the following:

  • Recognizing employee complaints
  • Knowing when to investigate a complaint
  • Determining who should be investigating the complaint
  • Who should be included in the investigation?
  • What questions should be asked?
  • What should I do with the complainant and accused while I’m investigating?
  • Is it confidential?
  • Do I need an attorney?
  • What do I say to witnesses?
  • What do I tell the participants?
  • What do I tell the complainant?
  • What do I tell the accused?
  • Should I record it?
  • Where do I keep the files?
  • Do I have to share my files?
  • Training your supervisors
  • Recommended and required policies

About Our Speaker:

Ryan M. Haws practices in the areas of employment law advice and counsel and employment litigation. With a background in social work and past legal experience with employment and family law matters, he focuses on proactive resolution of workplace disputes while aggressively defending his clients’ interests, and provides guidance to employers on complying with legal standards while preserving business productivity and employee morale.

Ryan has been recognized as one of the top 40 up-and-coming business professionals under age 40 by the Pacific Coast Business Times. He serves as a Board Member of the Western Ventura County Employer Advisory Council and the Ventura County Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA).

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. For any issues or questions contact Sarah Prince via Email. We hope you will attend!

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