(VIDEO) Conducting Workplace Investigations: Step #1 – Intake the Complaint

We are excited to share the first installment of our newest video series,
10 Steps Every Company Should Take When Conducting Workplace
Investigations
. This series is intended to guide HR leaders faced with investigating a complaint between coworkers, such as harassment or inappropriate conduct, through the investigation process.

Each video in this series will offer practical tips on everything from
creating the investigation plan; interviewing relevant parties; and dealing
with the aftermath of the investigation, including potential disciplinary
actions taken against an employee.

To kick off the series, Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Tim Garrett takes
companies through the process of receiving the complaint. Employee
complaints can come anonymously, directly from an employee feeling
mistreated by a coworker or from a supervisor who witnesses inappropriate
behavior. Tim explains how to handle each type of complaint and tactics for
understanding as much information as possible in this initial stage of the
process.

Several attorneys in our Labor & Employment Practice Group are featured
in the series and offer great recommendations for navigating this tricky
process. To guarantee you don’t miss any videos in the series, be sure to
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