Virtual Event - HR How-to: Conducting a Legal and Effective Workplace Investigation - 5/14/20

When: 5/14/2020
1:30 pm to 4:45 pm
United States
Presenter: Scott Warrick, Scott Warrick's HR Consulting, Training & Employment Law Services
Contact: Christy Canty, Chapter Administrator

Online registration is available until: 5/13/2020

This meeting will be offered as a Virtual Event only.  After you complete your registration here, you will be given a link to register on Zoom, and will then receive meeting access information.
Approved for:
3.0 SHRM Certification Credits
3.0 General HRCI Credits

SO … you just had an internal charge of HARASSMENT, THEFT, WORKPLACE VIOLENCE, ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE … or some other daily disaster occur. It is time to conduct a workplace investigation.  DO YOU KNOW HOW TO DO IT THOROUGHLY, ACCURATELY and so it will HOLD UP IN COURT?

Who Should You Interview? Employees? Former Employees? Customers? How Can You Avoid Charges Of DEFAMATION In Conducting A Workplace Investigation? What Questions Should You Ask … And What Can You NOT Ask? What Is The “Cat’s Paw Theory” And How Will It INVALIDATE Your Investigation Results? What Is The “FUNNEL” Approach?  How Do You Use “NON-LEADING” Questions To Uncover The Truth? When Should You RECORD The Interviews? What POLICIES Should You Have In Place To Assist You In Your Investigation? What Methods of Collecting Information Are LEGAL and ILLEGAL? When Should You Conduct The Investigation YOURSELF … And When Do You Need An ATTORNEY?  What DOCUMENTS Are Pertinent To An Investigation? What Is A “ZIPPER QUESTION”?  Join Scott as he reviews how to conduct a LEGAL and EFFECTIVE WORKPLACE INVESTIGATION.  Scott will outline these processes for you in his own unique, practical, entertaining and humorous style, but he will show you how to use this information IMMEDIATELY!

Scott Warrick, JD, MLHR, CEQC, SHRM-SCP ( is a practicing Employment Law Attorney, a Human Resource Professional and a Nationally Certified Emotional Quotient Counselor with almost 40 years of experience.  Scott uses his unique background get organizations where they want to go, which includes coaching and training managers and employees in his own practical and entertaining style.  Scott’s goal is NOT to win lawsuits. Instead, Scott’s goal is to PREVENT THEM while improving EMPLOYEE MORALE. Scott Trains Managers & Employees ON-SITE in over 50 topics and customizes them for each client.  Scott’s book, “Solve Employee Problems Before They Start:  Resolving Conflict in the Real World” is a SHRM best seller and was #1 for New Releases on Amazon for Conflict Resolution books! Scott has been named one of Business First’s 20 People To Know In HR, CEO Magazine’s 2008 Human Resources “Superstar.”  Scott has also received the Human Resource Association of Central Ohio’s Linda Kerns Award for Outstanding Creativity in the Field of HR Management and the Ohio State Human Resource Council’s David Prize for Creativity in HR Management. Scott presents his program all across the country and is a FIVE TIME SHRM National Diversity Conference Presenter. Scott’s academic background and awards include Capital University College of Law (Class Valedictorian (1st out of 233) and Summa Cum Laude), Master of Labor & Human Resources and B.A. in Organizational Communication from The Ohio State University. 


Members $75

Non-Members $100

RSVP by: May 13, 2020

*PrePayment is required to attend. Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover are accepted.

No refunds will be provided after May 13, 2020

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