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Workplace Investigations in Nevada

Regardless of the workplace dispute, ensure nothing is overlooked - get on the road to success in workplace investigations. Whether the issue is a harassment complaint, a threat of workplace violence or another workplace dispute - prompt, fair and thorough investigations are essential in order to minimize your legal risk. These reference materials will provide you with practical guidance to ensure no step is missed when it comes to conducting effective workplace investigations. In today's legal environment, an investigation itself can create new or increased liability when handled incorrectly. Don't miss this opportunity to broaden your knowledge and protect yourself and your company. Order today. Benefits for You •Learn the essential elements of an effective investigation •Uncover the do's and don'ts of workplace investigations •Develop techniques to take the headaches out of interviewing •Understand the laws that impose investigations
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This seminar will be presented by Deanna C. Brinkerhoff, Ricardo N. Cordova, Anthony L. Hall and Dora V. Lane.
Laws Imposing Duty to Investigate
  • Civil Rights Laws (Title VII, ADA, ADEA)
  • OSHA
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Whistle-Blower Laws
  • State Law Claims
Goals of an Investigation
  • Gather Information
  • Get to the Right Conclusion
  • Make Well-Reasoned, Consistent Decisions
  • Get Management on the Same Page
  • Send a Message to the Workforce
  • Lay Groundwork for Defense of Claims
  • Prevent Future Claims
Common Investigation Mistakes
  • Not Conducting an Investigation at All
  • Diving Into an Investigation Without a Plan
  • Conducting a Biased Investigation
  • Conducting a Lazy Investigation
  • Delaying the Investigation
  • Over-Promising on Confidentiality and NLRB Prohibitions on Employer Blanket Requests for Confidentiality in Investigations
  • Failing to Adequately Document the Investigation
  • Failing to Deter Retaliation
  • Reaching a Conclusion Before Talking to the Accused
  • Failing to Reach a Conclusion
  • Claims That Could Arise From a Poorly Conducted Investigation
Planning the Investigation
  • Who Should Investigate?
  • What Should Be Done?
  • Who Should Be Kept in the Loop?
  • Considerations Before Starting the Investigation
  • Use of Internet and Social Media in Investigations
  • The Investigation File
Interviewing
  • Basic Considerations
  • Maintaining Objectivity
  • Interview Methods and Tactics
  • Interview Format
  • Interviewing the Complainant
  • Interviewing the Accused
Concluding the Investigation
  • Reaching a Formal Conclusion
  • Deciding How to Respond
  • Controlling the Information
  • What to Watch out for
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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Anthony L. Hall

Anthony L. Hall – Moderator

Holland & Hart LLP

  • Partner with Holland & Hart LLP
  • Practices primarily in the areas of labor and employment law
  • Frequently conducts training in all areas of labor and employment law for various organizations
  • One of the firm’s most sought after speakers and conducts extensive in-house training
  • Co-wrote numerous articles analyzing new developments in labor and employment law
  • Former president and current member of the Federal Bar Association
  • J.D. degree, Order of the Coif, University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law
  • Can be contacted at 775-327-3000 or [email protected]
Ricardo N. Cordova

Ricardo N. Cordova

Holland & Hart LLP

  • Attorney with Holland & Hart LLP
  • Helps clients resolve labor and employment issues
  • Previously served as a judicial clerk for Chief Justice Nancy M. Saitta of the Nevada Supreme Court
  • Licensed to practice in Nevada and Iowa
  • J.D. degree, high honors, Drake University Law School; B.S. degree, cum laude, University of New Mexico
  • Can be contacted at 775-327-3000 or [email protected]
Dora V. Lane

Dora V. Lane

Holland & Hart LLP

  • Partner with Holland & Hart LLP
  • Practices in the areas of labor and employment issues
  • Counsels and represents clients on wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, reductions in force, workers’ compensation, employee separation, as well as others
  • Member of the Nevada, California and Washoe County Bar Associations
  • Selected for inclusion in Mountain States Rising Stars 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013 for labor and employment; named one of Northern Nevada’s Top 25 Attorneys in the Nevada Business Magazine, September 2010
  • J.D. degree, Thomas Jefferson School of Law; B.S. degree, California State University, Fresno
  • Can be contacted at 775-327-3045 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 392648
Published 2014
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