Under California law, employers have a duty to investigate misconduct and take remedial action to prevent further discrimination or harassment from occurring in workplace. See Gov. Code section 12940 (j)(1)(k).  This Friday’s Five lists five action items employers should utilize when conducting workplace investigations:

1. Selecting the investigator

Employers should take time to train an

As a preview to my Firm’s seminar next Thursday on how to conduct workplace investigations (information and registration is at this link), this Friday’s Five lists five action items employers should utilize when conducting harassment investigations:

1. Selecting the investigator

Employers should take time to train an in-house person who can conduct harassment investigations. 

Another Friday – another Friday’s Five.  November 2017, a great time to have a refresher course on five obligations employers have under California law to prevent and correct any potential harassment and discrimination in the workplace:

1. Duty to prevent harassment

The Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) requires employers to take “all reasonable steps