Workplace Investigations

Date: Jan 27, 2023 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location: Online

Event Code: I085923

Areas of Law: Labor & Employment

Earn up to 4 credits, including 2.0 in Diversity! (More Information)





This year’s workplace investigations program explores issues that are front and center in today’s investigations:  how micro-agressions and implicit bias show up in investigations, what courts consider an “effective” workplace investigation, the use of culture assessments, and open issues such as licensing. The program is beneficial to investigators and plaintiffs, and defense counsel who need to assess or challenge an investigator’s methodology.

The panel will cover:

- When allegations involve micro-aggressions (Not all allegations of discrimination or harassment are blatant and often manifest in repeated subtle slights, some might characterize as microaggressions.)  
- How Implicit Bias shows up and may impact an investigations
- Legal Update regarding standards of an effective investigation & use of expert witnesses
- Questions around “licensing” as it relates to workplace investigations
- Benefit of workplace culture assessments
- The “Great Resignation”

Topics for discussion include:

  • Understanding microaggressions
  • Are microaggressions actionable in court?
  • Understanding implicit bias and how it might impact an investigation
  • What are the hallmarks of an “effective” investigation?
  • Recent court rulings pertaining to efficacy of an investigation?
  • Licensing
  • Culture-Assessments
  • Improving Work culture and the great resignation

CLE Credits
NJ CLE:NJ CLE information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 4 hours of total CLE credit, including 2.0 in Diversity (Full Credits Available: NJ Civil Trial Attorney Credit: 4.0, NJ Advanced Diversity: 2.0, NJ General: 2.0).
NY CLE (t&nt):NY Diversity Non-Transitional: 2.0, NY Professional Practice Non-Transitional: 2.0
PA CLE:PA Ethics Credit: 1.5, PA Substantive Credit: 1.5
$12.00 fee – separate check payable to NJICLE must be submitted at the end of the program


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