Date/Time

November 20, 2014 November 20, 2014

Workplace Investigations Seminar

This presentation will discuss the importance of conducting an effective investigation into any allegation of employee misconduct.This presentation provide practical guidance on the skills necessary to conduct these investigations including how to: ask e

Gavilan EAC members and friends are invited to join us at our next seminar, "Workplace Investigations," on Thursday, Nov. 20. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. followed by the program from 8-10 a.m.. Sign up today, as this seminar is gret for human resources manager, supervisors and business owners.

The event will be held at San Juan Oaks Golf Club, 3825 Union Road. Enter our raffle to win a free 2015 membership at this seminar. More details below.

If you have any questions for speaker regarding this topic, please send them to me by Monday, Nov. 17 to [email protected] .

Speaker: Stephen Hirschfeld

Stephen Hirschfeld is a partner with the law firm of Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP, in San Francisco, California.  He is also the Chief Executive Officer of the Employment Law Alliance, the world's largest network of labor and employment lawyers.  His practice involves labor and employment law on behalf of management in both the private and public sector.

Mr. Hirschfeld advises clients throughout the country on day-to-day legal issues affecting the workplace.  He takes a proactive approach when advising clients, emphasizing creative solutions to employee relations problems.  He frequently represents employers in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies on a variety of litigation matters involving the employer-employee relationship.

Topic Description:

This presentation will discuss the importance of conducting an effective investigation into any allegation of employee misconduct including sexual harassment, discrimination, workplace violence and threats of violence, substance abuse, theft, and violations of the Company’s ethics policies.  This presentation provide practical guidance on the skills necessary to conduct these investigations including how to:  ask effective questions, interview reluctant witnesses, interview the accused, access credibility, and arrive at a legally-defensible decision. 

Please RSVP by Monday, Nov. 17 to Michelle Alger at [email protected] or by fax at 408-413-5335 or online at http://ceac.org/events/register/1665/ .

For more information, please check us out at our Gavilan EAC page http://ceac.org/region_2/gavilan_eac/gavilan or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/GavilanEAC or LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/groups/Gavilan-Employer-Advisory-Council-GEAC-6686299 .

We hope to see you there! 

GEAC Coordinator’s Announcements:

  • Enter our raffle in November to win a free 2015 membership! Attend this seminar with toys for our Toys for Tots Drive with value of $30 or more from your respective organization for a chance to win. Please bring receipt(s) for verification.

On behalf of Gavilan’s Board of Directors and the Employment Development Department, we look forward seeing you at our next seminar.

Best regards,

Elizabeth Flores

EAC Coordinator

(408)778-6490

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