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Insight
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August 26, 2020

Ontario, Canada: Human Rights Tribunal Provides Guidelines on Conducting Sexual Assault Investigations

A recent Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario decision provides meaningful guidance to employers on how to conduct proper workplace sexual assault investigations that do not discriminate against employees who come forth claiming they were assaulted.

Insight
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May 29, 2020

Conducting “Virtual” Workplace Investigations: Practical Suggestions for the Human Resources Professional

Human resources professionals are focused today on dealing with myriad workplace issues arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic – new leave of absence laws, increased safety concerns, new privacy issues, and so on.

Insight
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May 8, 2020

Final Title IX Regulations Adopt Sweeping Changes for Handling Sexual Harassment Claims at Institutions of Higher Education

On May 6, 2020, the Department of Education (DOE) issued its Final Rule adopting amended regulations implementing Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX).

ASAP
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December 20, 2019

Confidentiality Revisited: Board Holds Confidentiality Rules in Workplace Investigations Presumptively Lawful

In a recent decision, the NLRB returned to employers the right to implement and enforce confidentiality rules during investigations of workplace misconduct.

Podcast
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December 13, 2019

Cross-Border Internal Investigations: How Headquarters Can Investigate Allegations or Suspicions of Wrongdoing Around the World

Donald Dowling offers an approach, and strategies, for conducting an internal investigation overseas.

Insight
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June 24, 2019

UK: Financial Services Employee Fairly Dismissed for Lacking Credibility as a Witness

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled that employers may take credibility as a witness in tribunal proceedings into account when considering the propriety of individuals approved by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority to work in certain positions.

Littler Report
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June 20, 2019

How to Conduct an International Internal Investigation

In the last couple of decades, the state of the art for how companies conduct their internal investigations has evolved considerably, particularly in the United States.

Insight
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April 16, 2019

UK: Can a Suspension Amount to Forced Resignation?

Suspending an employee during a workplace investigation is sometimes necessary. But before an employer decides to suspend a U.K. employee, it should consider several factors to reduce the risk of potential claims of forced resignation.

Insight
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September 12, 2018

Sixth Circuit Provides Expansive Due Process Rights in Title IX Cases

The 6th Circuit recently held that in conducting Title IX investigations, colleges and universities must provide parties an opportunity to cross-examine witnesses in the presence of a neutral fact-finder in cases hinging on witness credibility.

Podcast
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June 20, 2018

Investigations in the #MeToo Environment: The Importance of Planning Before A Harassment Complaint

Jennifer Youpa and Kevin O’Neill discuss the need for employers to plan various investigatory protocols well ahead of any complaints.

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