Workplace Investigations: Getting to the Bottom of Complex Matters without Falling into a Trap – ABA

American Bar Association’s 7th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference

Kirsten Scheurer Branigan, Esq. was a panelist on a program presented to a national audience of attorneys entitled, “Workplace Investigations: Getting to the Bottom of Complex Matters without Falling into a Trap” at the American Bar Association’s 7th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference, held in New Orleans on November 9, 2013. The program addressed issues arising in complex, high stakes investigations involving upper management. The panel explored strategic and tactical decisions that employers face from the time an allegation is made until the matter is resolved. The discussion included investigator selection, Board reporting, parallel agency investigations, NLRA requirements and impact of union status, evidence collection, witness interviews, press inquiries, privilege issues, reports and related documentation.