We are excited to share the next installment of our video series, Conducting Workplace Investigations | Step #9: Take Disciplinary Action. This series, 10 Steps Every Company Should Take When Conducting Workplace Investigations, is intended to guide HR leaders faced with investigating a complaint between coworkers, such as harassment or inappropriate conduct, through the investigation process.
Each video in this series offers practical tips on everything from creating the investigation plan; interviewing relevant parties; and dealing with the aftermath of the investigation, including potential disciplinary actions taken against an employee.
In this video, Bass, Berry & Sims labor and employment attorney Laura Mallory outlines best practices when taking disciplinary action at the end of the investigation. These practices include examining previous disciplinary actions and determining what is fair and appropriate in this instance. Laura also discusses the possibility of termination, along with alternate disciplinary actions.
Several attorneys in our Labor & Employment Practice Group are featured in this video series and offer great recommendations for navigating this tricky process.
View previous videos in the series:
Step 2: Interview the Complainant
Step 5: Interview Best Practices
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