5th Annual Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations

Toronto • Online | December 14th, 2017

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Lexpert's accredited full-day course on conducting workplace investigations will provide you with a complete understanding of the changing landscape and obstacles within your area of expertise while giving you a chance to network with partners and peers. This course is specially designed for VP's and Directors of HR and Labour Relations, in-house counsel, HR Professionals,Labour Relations Consultants, and Industrial Relations Professionals to understand the current state of the law with respect to solicitor-client privilege and issues in different investigations. A range of topics will be covered including drug & alcohol testing, social media & privacy, effective interview skills, and investigation of serious allegations.


Sarah Graves
| Partner, Fasken Martineau
Sarah focuses her practice on all aspects of employment law, litigation and human rights. She provides strategic and practical advice to employers on a wide range of issues including multi-jurisdiction and international reorganizations. For more than ten years Sarah practiced as an employment litigator with a major international law firm in New York and Connecticut litigating cases in state and federal court including conducting jury trials. She also conducts training programs for executives, managers, human resources professionals and in-house lawyers on a variety of topics.


Christina Hall | Partner, Fasken Martineau
Christina practices in all areas of labour and employment law with a focus on employment litigation, human rights matters and occupational health and safety defence work. She regularly provides strategic advice to employers with respect to employee hiring, discipline and termination, severance packages, corporate restructuring, and human rights and accommodation issues. She also conducts in-house training sesssions for clients and is the co-author of the book, HR Manager's Guide to Background Checks and Pre-Employment Testing.  

Course Highlights

Preparing for an Investigation

The essential role of planning:determining objectives and scope, identifying issues, resources and witness 

Hot Topics

Bill 132 and investigations, social media, and drug and alcohol testing

Conducting Workplace Investigations

Consequences of flawed investigations and avoiding reprisal claims.

Developing Effective Interview Skills

Handling difficult witnesses and other challenges

Key Issues in Different Investigations

Human rights due diligence and vicarious liability, investigation of fraud, theft, violence, and when to involve the police including ethical considerations

Effective Report Writing

Concluding the investigation and credibility determinations.

Networking lunch and refreshments are included. To see the full agenda click here.

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Registration Details

Toronto - December 14th, 2017
Vintage Venues  


Webinar - December 14th, 2017
Carswell Professional Development Centre


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Discount only applies to in-class.

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