The Essential Guide to Workplace Investigations: How to Handle Employee Complaints & Problems
Investigate and resolve common workplace complaints and problems
The Essential Guide to Workplace Investigations is both a legal and practical book, packed with tips and strategies that will help you sort out your workplace problems, quickly, and effectively. Use this affordable, step-by-step guide to investigate and resolve every kind of workplace problem, including common issues such as harassment, employee theft, and workplace violence.
This thorough guide provides all the plain-English forms, sample policies, checklists, and sample documentation that managers, supervisors, business owners, and human resources professionals need to conduct a successful investigation that will stand up in court. Get the facts on:
deciding whether to investigate
choosing an investigator
interviewing and gathering evidence
evaluating the evidence
documenting the investigation
taking action and following up
The 2nd edition of The Essential Guide to Workplace Investigationsincludes a brand new chapter on investigating employee substance abuse, plus updated charts and legal resources for all 50 states. It also incorporates the latest legal developments in employment law, including changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and important Supreme Court decisions on age discrimination, age retaliation, and more. All forms, as well as sample audio interviews and scenarios, are included on a CD-ROM.
An essential and basic reference
By Midwest Book Review - January 4, 2008
One of the responsibilities of employers is to insure a safe and secure workplace. This necessitates dealing with employee accusations of harassment, discrimination, workplace violence, employee theft, and other challenges to the workplace security of employees -- whether the problem is perceived from emanating from management or other employees. Lisa Guerin, an attorney specializing is resolving workplace issues, has written "The Essential Guide To Workplace Investigations: How To Handle Employee Complains & Problems", a 350-page, 'user friendly' instruction manual for managers, human resources professionals, and business owners, on investigating and resolving common workplace issues in a manner that is fair, effective, and in adherence to federal laws and state regulations. Enhanced with an accompanying CD-ROM with forms, sample polices, checklists, and other resources, "The Essential Guide To Workplace Investigations" is an informed and informative, offering step-by-step... read more
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By C. Scanlon "least helpful reviewer" - July 20, 2010
Essential to your HR library
By LaSaundra Matlock "Regional HR Manager" - June 9, 2008
"The Essential Guide to Worplace Investigations: How to Handle Employee Complaints and Problems" should have a place in your HR library. The book is easy to read and offers common sense approaches to tackling most employee issues. It would benefit novice HR persons, as well as operational managers. Overall, a great guide to handling tough issues.
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