Entries by Mark Flynn

EMFIG Welcomes Emily Gordon

Emily Gordon joined Employment Matters LLC in January 2020, after demonstrating interest, persistence, and acumen in the workplace investigations profession. After graduating from the Case Western University School of Law in 2010, where she utilized her writing skills as a writing tutor for other students and an articles editor of the CWRU Journal of International […]

EMFIG Welcomes Cheri Vandergrift

A standout employment attorney and trainer for Colorado employers for over a decade,  Cheri now brings her knowledge, experience, and savvy to EMFIG as a senior trainer and workplace investigator. Cheri rounds out ann accomplished team of investigators at EMFIG and adds substantive depth to the firm’s training seminar offerings focused on EEO/Harassment, Workplace Investigations, […]

The EEOC’s Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and What it Means for Employers

On August 29, 2016, after a nearly nine-month period of stakeholder feedback, the EEOC released its new Enforcement Guideline on Retaliation and Related Issues, which supersedes its 1998 Compliance Manual Section 8: Retaliation. The new Guidance is a response to numerous court rulings and a significant increase in the number of retaliation claims, which now […]

EMFIG Welcomes Suzanne Pariser

As an experienced attorney and investigator of complex scenarios involving high-ranking employees in the public and private sectors, Suzanne has earned the respect of her colleagues and clients as poised, logical, and insightful. Suzanne previously worked as an investigator with four of her current EMFIG colleagues.  Suzanne exemplifies the crucial skills and intangible qualities that […]

What Now? – Post Investigation Communications

Bill Berger, Esq. Guest Speaker – AWI Denver Local Circle Meeting Do you have to share workplace investigation findings with participants? What are investigation participants entitled to know? Are there different rules for the complainant? The “accused” individual? These and many more questions arise in the wake of workplace investigations. Don’t miss opportunity to hear […]

What’s the Plan? – Internal Corporate Investigations

Denver Workplace Investigators – AWI Local Circle Meeting The Association of Workplace Investigators gathers dedicated, experienced workplace investigators to enhance individual skills and the profession. The Denver Local Circle meeting of AWI is scheduled for Thursday, April 6, 2017, from 8:30 to 10:oo am at the University of Denver. This meeting’s discussion will focus on challenges and solutions […]

EMFIG Welcomes Kim DeLuca!

Having passion for your job is a great gift. Done well, workplace investigations provide a valuable contribution to productive, effective work environments. Investigations are also labor intensive – and demand an elusive balance of aural (listening), oral, and written communication skills along with HR/employment law knowledge, and emotional intelligence, too. Many are tasked with executing […]

EMFIG welcomes Jim Long

As a former Senior Attorney with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”), experienced workplace and school investigator, and established expert witness for parties in Title IX, Title II, and Section 504 (disability) litigation, Jim Long is a welcome addition to EMFIG. Jim is uniquely qualified to contribute to EMFIG – dedicated to excellence in Title […]

Welcome, Jody Luna!

I am thrilled, honored, and grateful to welcome Jody Luna to EMFIG as a Senior Investigator of workplace and Title IX matters. Jody has conducted and managed hundreds of investigations in her impressive career. Her knowledge, experience, and professionalism are preeminent in the growing field of workplace investigations. Reach Jody at jluna@emfig.com.