How to Conduct Legal and Effective Workplace Investigations

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Duration 60 Mins
Level Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
Webinar ID IQW22C0359

  • Best practices for conducting workplace investigations
  • How to compile an investigative report
  • Critical information to have in your Company policy for workplace investigations
  • How to prevent retaliation
  • When to call an outside investigator

Overview of the webinar

This webinar will show attendees how to identify early warning signs of problems and how to correct them before the need for an investigation arises. Additionally, this program will teach how to avoid feeding the rumor mill, how to uncover the facts without using aggressive tactics, and how to become an expert interviewer.

Who should attend?

  • CFO
  • CEO
  • HR Director
  • HR Business Partner
  • HR Generalist
  • Vice President of HR
  • HR Compliance Officer

Why should you attend?

Organizations must be well prepared to conduct a thorough, objective investigation should the need arise. A poorly conducted investigation may have serious consequences on a Company’s reputation and employee morale. This webinar will provide a step-by-step guide to conducting successful workplace investigations.

Faculty - Ms.Racquel L. Harris

Racquel Harris is The Chief Strategy Officer at R. L. Harris & Associates, LLC. Racquel has 25 years of Executive level experience in Human Resources and earned two certifications in Human Resources and certification in Risk Management. Racquel is a graduate of Indiana University where she received a BA in Organizational Communication. Racquel has a full and comprehensive understanding of how important training is to an organization. She has a high aptitude for strategic planning and execution which she implemented while she was President of the Michiana Chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management. Under her leadership, the organization achieved the prestigious Chapter of the Year Award from the Indiana State Council of The Society for Human Resources Management. Racquel is an expert in labor relations, federal and state employment laws, and strategically aligning human resources with organizational goals. Racquel is recognized in the community as a servant leader which has earned her numerous awards including the Martin Luther King Drum Major award presented by former Mayor Jeff Rea, The “40 under 40” recognition by the St. Joseph County Chamber of Commerce, The Seven Seals Award by the ESGR, and the Michiana Chapter Society for Human Resources Management 2010 Leader of the Year. She served on the Indiana State Council for the Society for Human Resources Management as a Historian and School to Work Representative, The YWCA Personnel Committee, The Bridges Out of Poverty Board, and the Community Coordinated Child Care Board of Directors. She also served as the Assistant Human Resources Director for the International Church of God in Christ Department of Evangelism and as an instructor for the Missionary Academy for the 4th Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of Indiana. Additionally, she has been a guest on the International Harvest Show with LeSea Broadcasting four times. Racquel enjoys volunteering her time to present professional skills training classes at the Work One Center to help candidates prepare for employment opportunities. She is committed to ensuring the success of others.


HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). Please make note of the activity ID number on your recertification application form. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at

ComplianceIQ is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for [1] PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

How to Conduct Legal and Effective Workplace Investigations.pdf


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