Workplace Investigations: Principles and Practice (eBook)

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Workplace Investigations: Principles & Practice is an essential guide for HR professionals, employment lawyers and workplace investigators.

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AUD$ 146.00
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409347661

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Workplace Investigations: Principles & Practice is the conduct of workplace investigations has become commonplace in Australian workplaces over the last decade. The recent rapid growth and evolution of a fair, robust and reliable workplace investigation process, which can withstand the scrutiny of courts and tribunals, calls for the clear articulation of the principles, processes and practices in this important and expanding area.

Written by a team of highly experienced legal and investigations professionals Workplace Investigations: Principles and Practice details fundamental legal principles and accepted practices and processes for workplace investigations.

Book Review - PROCTOR | April 2019

Features

  • provides clear articulation of the principles, processes and practices in workplace investigation
  • examination of specialised investigations such as those arising from bullying and sexual harassment allegations
  • written by highly experienced legal and investigations professionals

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Table of contents

Part One

  1. Workplace Investigations and the Emergence of an Australian Profession

  2. Workplace Investigation Overview

  3. Initial Considerations and Steps

  4. Planning the Investigation

  5. Management of a Successful Workplace Investigation

  6. Drafting Allegations

  7. The Requirement of Procedural Fairness

  8. Categories and Sufficiency of Evidence in Workplace Investigations

  9. Gathering Evidence

  10. Conducting Workplace Investigation Interviews

  11. Legal Professional Privilege

  12. Workplace Investigator Ethics

  13. Writing and Submitting the Investigation Report


Part Two

  1. Investigations into Allegations of Bullying

  2. Sexual Harassment Investigations

  3. Disability Discrimination Investigations

  4. Investigations Involving Allegations of Criminal Conduct

  5. Investigations Involving Allegations of Corruption

  6. Public Interest Disclosure and Whistleblower Investigations

  7. Assessing Workplace Culture Following Allegations of Improper Conduct