Helping Organizations with Employee Concern Employers: Book Time With THE FIRM

Employers Blog

#WorkplaceInvestigations #TitleVII #LynchLaw #TexasHR #HR #Legal #AustinTexas #AWI

What Do You Do With All Your Investigative Notes?

I still take investigative notes by hand for a lot of reasons, but that leaves me, at the end of an investigation, being a person with investigative notes. And I don't really like paper files.
Read More
#WorkplaceInvestigations #TitleVII #LynchLaw #TexasHR #HR #Legal #AustinTexas #AWI

What Do You Do If Somebody Just Won't Participate?

I think you just acknowledge that you cannot control them. There are reasons that people don't participate. If they're hospitalized, they're in a coma – they're not going to participate. That seems awfully excusable. And I think you document that there was a legitimate physical medical reason that the person did not participate in an investigation. And you probably need to explain that if it's a glaring hole in your investigation.
Read More

What Do You Do If Somebody Asks You Who Else is Being Interviewed?

This also comes up a lot, and sometimes it's innocuous and not ... They're not trying to be strategic. But you're having a conversation, and they'll be like, "Oh, well, if you talk to Bill, they'll tell you about this too. Are you talking to Bill?" They don't even think through what they're asking you.
Read More
#WorkplaceInvestigations #TitleVII #LynchLaw #TexasHR #HR #Legal #AustinTexas #AWI

What Do You Do When Somebody Walks Out on Your Interview?

It's hard as a human investigator to hear that you are the cause of somebody walking out on your interview. But almost certainly that's what people are going to tell you on their way out the door.
Read More
#WorkplaceInvestigations #TitleVII #LynchLaw #TexasHR #HR #Legal #AustinTexas #AWI

What Do You Do If You Stumble Across Some Unrelated, Bad Information?

What do you do if you stumble across some unrelated, bad information? You tell the client, for sure. You document that you told the client, for sure. As a business practice, you make sure the client understands the value of what you uncovered for them.
Read More
#WorkplaceInvestigations #TitleVII #LynchLaw #TexasHR #HR #Legal #AustinTexas #AWI

What Do You Do When You Have a Union in Your Workplace?

What do you do when you have a union in your workplace? You better know what you're doing. So, if people are in a union, they have a union contract, and they also have rights protected by the case law of the United States Supreme Court.
Read More