COVID-19 has changed the way most companies are currently doing business, including a shift to a remote workplace for many or all of a company’s employees. Despite the new remote work environment, workplace complaints, as well as the obligation to promptly investigate them, have not disappeared. Plus, for many employers, the shift to remote work environments may not be temporary, or at the very least, will continue on for quite some time.
In this recording, members of Seyfarth Shaw’s Workplace Crisis Response & Investigations practice offer practical tips and considerations when conducting remote investigations. Topics covered include:
Advantages and Disadvantages of Conducting a Remote Investigation Interview
Additional Preliminary Instructions Needed in a Remote Investigation Interview
How To Build Rapport in a Video Conference
Technical Considerations and Platforms for a Remote Investigation - Tips and Ideas
This recording is eligible for CLE credit in CA, IL, NY, and NJ. Credit is pending in TX. All other jurisdictions will be applied for as requested, but please note that not all states allow for distance learning so some states will be ineligible. To request CLE credit, fill out this form and return it to CLE@seyfarth.com. If you have questions about jurisdictions, please email CLE@seyfarth.com. CLE credit for this recording expires on 6/17/2021.