No one likes conducting workplace investigations. Not Managers or HR Professionals, not attorneys, not even most Private investigators. Why? Because they take a great deal of time and resources. Both human and financial resources. There is always a bit of fear involved. Fear of saying something wrong and creating more liability. Fear of the chaos it will cause in the workplace. … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons to use technology for your workplace investigations
Independent franchise owners need to watch for the court decision on this as it could have wide spread implications. As explained in this article published yesterday by SHRM, 15 Employees filed sexual harassment claims in which McDonalds Corp. was named a co-employer. Needless to say, the outcome of this will have a serious impact on the franchiser/franchisee relationship, and … [Read more...] about Is McDonalds Corp. a co-employer of franchise employees?
Not only did Steve Boese, Conference Chairman, vote for InvestiPro as the Next Great HR Technology Company last week at the HR Technology Conference in Chicago, he included us in his Top 5 Moments at the Conference. https://t.co/yIloNDhS2O Discovering the Next Great HR Technology Company While HR Tech, and plenty of other shows, have done startup tech company … [Read more...] about InvestiPro mentioned in Top 5 HR Tech Conference Moments
The number of Harassment related retaliation claims being filed with the EEOC is continuing to increase year after year. And since retaliation judgments can be awarded punitive damages, these can be very costly claims. Last week the EEOC released new guidance on the definitions and applications of retaliation in the workplace, and one strong protection step that employers can … [Read more...] about Decision Maker used in investigation process may protect employers from retaliation
What if an employee informed you that he is constantly being asked to spend “personal time” with a manger from another department? You know you have to conduct an investigation, right? But before you begin, you must receive cooperation from your boss, be it the General Manager, VP of your division or the CEO. You also have to get a budget approved, which can be expensive … [Read more...] about The Top 10 Investigation Challenges