Proper and thorough workplace investigations are of tremendous importance for employers. If a company or organization fails to investigate a claim or an investigation is not performed correctly, the consequences can be costly.
The McLennan Ross team is highly experienced in conducting investigations that provide detailed results and are well documented and compliant with the law. We conduct thorough investigations to help make informed decisions, deal with an existing complaint, or gather pre-emptive information for a future matter.
While litigation may be unavoidable, our firm works with clients to explore alternative resolution avenues to avoid costly litigation and protect an organization’s reputation.
Practical guidance for complex issues.
A workplace investigation is often an employer’s first step when facing a complaint. A proper investigation can help uncover ongoing issues and overlooked information. It can assist an employer in taking corrective action and also prevent reoccurrence. Often, it can strengthen the employer’s position in the event the matter proceeds to litigation, mediation, or arbitration.
We conduct thorough workplace investigations that are objective and efficient. Our experienced team knows the nature of human resources matters requires timely attention, discretion, and sensitivity. Our team can conduct a full investigation or work with human resources professionals to advise on an internal investigation.
With new and developing legislation and regulations emerging under the Canadian legislation, the modern workplace faces constant change. We help employers and human resource professionals stay on top of any new or emerging rules and developments.
Contact us today for any questions about workplace investigations. We’re always ready to help.
We can provide advice and assist organizations with:
- Human Rights complaints
- Disciplinary investigations
- Legal requirements of investigations
- Internal and external investigations
- Essential elements of a fair investigation process
- Investigative challenges and processes
- Conducting interviews
- Witness reliability and credibility
- Writing a defensible investigation report
- Common mistakes and how to avoid them.