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10 Pitfalls of Human Rights Employment Investigations


Category: Employment At Devry Smith Frank LLP’s Human Resource Seminar, Toronto employment lawyers Meghan Ferguson and Flora Poon covered 10 pitfalls of human rights and employment investigations.

Under the Human Rights Code and the Occupational Health And Safety Act, there is a duty for employers to investigate human rights and employment issues.

Many of the pitfalls of human rights employment investigations discussed are:
– Failing to define the complaint
– Lack of thoroughness
– Undue influence
– Bias
– No investigations
– Failing to communicate the status of your investigation
– Failure to consider all relevant evidence
– Allow full response
– No documentation of the investigation

Ferguson and Poon cover all of these important topics and more regarding human rights and employment investigations.

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