The decision to investigate requires careful consideration. Inherently, investigations are disruptive, and usually a time-consuming expense. Sometimes what needs investigation can be narrowed or eliminated. Let’s discuss those potential options first, as well as any initial precautionary measures. Building sustained, professional relationships by not selling what an employer does not need is fundamental to the EMFIG practice.
Investigations guide decision-making in the workplace and demonstrate the exercise of reasonable care. Beyond any legal mandate, investigations are proactive, show fairness, and inform everyone that the matter is taken seriously. Learn More
Training is crucial for anyone deemed a “responsible employee” on campus who must report, intervene or investigate Title IX concerns. Customized training that incorporates review of Title IX policies, processes, and protocols is most effective. Learn More
Disability rights compliance raises complex issues for employers, and especially for school districts, colleges, and universities. Training seminars and workshops that tie controlling regulations and current case law to practical context effectively promotes compliance. Learn More
The human element in employment law and human resources management keeps both interesting and challenging. The employer’s best next step is rarely clear-cut. We strive to illustrate a risk continuum in consideration of past practice, the unique circumstances presented, and risk tolerance to enable informed decision-making.
Effective employment law counsel incorporates a sound understanding of the law and HR best practices to promote compliance and resolve developing issues. Staying out of court often depends on an employer’s exercise of reasonable care. Learn More
Employees need to know the rules including expectations to report. Managers and supervisors need to understand liability rules too. Effective training meets these needs while actively engaging participants! Learn More
Investigations often come under scrutiny. Every investigation report should be reviewed carefully before finalization. Rely on us to provide reliable feedback and recommendations to support your internal investigations. Learn More