Problems and disputes in the workplace can arise for a wide variety of different reasons. In some cases, workplace issues may necessitate a deeper investigation. Employers should be ready to take proactive measures to protect their business interests and to ensure the workplace is free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, and other barriers to success. By working with an experienced, neutral attorney and facilitating a timely and independent investigation, companies may be able to effectively resolve issues and avoid costly and time-consuming litigation.
At Marshall Forman & Schlein LLC, our top-rated Franklin County workplace investigation attorneys have the skills and experience required to conduct comprehensive investigations on behalf of employers. To set up a strictly confidential consultation with our experienced Franklin County workplace investigation lawyers, please call us at our Columbus law office today.
As a general matter, workplace investigations are initiated following disputes or allegations of potential misconduct on the part of an employee, a supervisor, or the company. An investigation may be warranted as a purely precautionary measure or it may be necessary due to accusations of serious wrongdoing. The most common types of workplace investigations in Franklin County pertain to:
For a workplace investigation to be worth the time and expense, it must be done the right way. In fact, a sloppy or biased investigation could actually cause even more problems for an employer. Employers in Central Ohio need to know how to take the proper steps to protect their interests through a careful investigation. Specifically, six tips for conducting an effective workplace investigation are as follows:
1 – Be proactive — quick action helps;
2 – Always remain objective;
3 – Avoid overly aggressive tactics;
4 – Keep careful and well-organized records;
5 – Be thorough; and
6 – Maintain strict confidentiality.
Finally, for employers in Franklin County, there can be significant benefits to conducting a fully independent workplace investigation. This is perhaps the most important tip of all — it is generally best to bring in an independent investigator. By bringing in an outside workplace investigation lawyer, employers will be in a better position to resolve disputes and/or potential legal matters.
At Marshall Forman & Schlein LLC, our skilled Ohio employment law attorneys have extensive experience conducting independent, comprehensive workplace investigations on behalf of employers. To schedule a private initial consultation, please contact our law firm right away. With an office in Columbus, we conduct workplace investigations throughout Franklin County, including in Dublin, Grove City, Hilliard, New Albany, Upper Arlington, and Worthington.
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