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    June 20, 2018 IHRA Chapter Meeting

    Date: June 20, 2018, 3:00pm
    GoPro Motorplex, Mooresville NC
    No Cost to Members - $50 for Non-members and Guests
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    June 2018 Meeting Information:

    Join IHRA and LKNHR for a special late afternoon event!

    When: Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    Where: GoPro Motorplex, 130 Motorplex Drive, Mooresville, North Carolina  28115

    Topic: "Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations", presented by Julie Adams, attorney at law with Ford Harrsion law firm in Charlotte NC.


    3:00 -  3:20 pm      Registration

    3:20 – 3:30 pm      Announcements

    3:30 – 6:30 pm      Program

    6:30 – 7:30 pm      Appetizers & Networking



    Whether dealing with discipline, corrective action, or workplace complaints of inappropriate behavior, companies have a duty to investigate employee concerns and ensure that the concerns are both heard and resolved. Conducting workplace investigations is considered one of the toughest parts of a human resource professional’s duties.  In this half day workshop, we will use a real-life case study to help attendees learn how to practically and effectively conduct a workplace investigation. 


    Learning Objectives


    This course will help attendees learn how to:


    ·         Handle and process initial complaints, including anonymous complaints

    ·         Triage an initial complaint and make an investigation plan

    ·         Properly gather documentary, physical, and testimonial evidence

    ·         Prepare for and conduct witness interviews

    ·         Document and assess witness interviews and statements

    ·         Determine the stakeholders who should be privy to the investigative details

    ·         Navigate with organizational political issues and other hot spots

    ·         Analyze investigative facts

    ·         Hold the preliminary findings meeting

    ·         Prepare the investigative report

    ·         Conclude the investigation

    ·         Effectively communicate and act upon the conclusions from the investigation

    ·         Address retaliation, defamation, and privacy issues triggered by the investigation


    Julie Adams concentrates her legal practice on the representation of management in labor and employment law matters. She is well-versed in matters arising under Title VII, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act, and various North Carolina state employment laws. Prior to joining FordHarrison, Julie was an attorney at a large multi-national labor and employment law boutique firm and was a contributing member to the firm's EEO, Retail, and Corporate Compliance practice groups. She holds a JD from Wake Forest University and a BA from Campbell University.


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