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    Conducting Workplace Investigations (HRLA)

    Date: June 26, 2024, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
    Holiday Inn
    10 Laura Blvd
    Norwich CT 06360, US
    $35 HRLA members; $45 Non-Members; $17.50 Students/In-Transition
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    Learn best practices for investigating workplace related complaints, including how to best position yourself pre-investigation and to obtain the best outcomes from the investigation.  Attorney Myers will also provide guidance on who should conduct the investigation, how the investigation should be conducted, and how the investigation should be concluded without making common mistakes.  Finally, Attorney Myers will review proper disciplinary and termination techniques that you can utilize at any time, including in response to the results of your investigation.

    1.0 SHRM & HRCI Credits Pending

    About the Speaker:
    Attorney Shel Myers, from the law firm of Kainen, Escalera & McHale, P.C., defends employers in state and federal court and in administrative tribunals on a variety of employment law issues, including claims involving age, disability, sex and race discrimination, sexual harassment, invasion of privacy, free speech, defamation, wrongful or retaliatory discharge, breach of contract, wage and hour violations, workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation and family leave act matters. He counsels employers on a range of employment issues including employee handbooks, drug testing, employee discipline and payment of wages. Mr. Myers also served as a Law Clerk (Intern) to U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Thomas P. Smith.

    He received his undergraduate degree from Brandeis University, his Masters' from Yale University of Organization and Managment, and his law degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law.

    He has served as an adjunct professor at Rensselaer’s Lally School of Management and Technology at Hartford, lecturing on the employment law implications of designing, developing and staffing high performance organizations. He has also served as Adjunct Professor in the Lawyering Process course at The University of Connecticut School of Law, instructing first year law students about advocacy, counseling and negotiation skills. He has also served as Adjunct Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Business Executive Education Program, teaching employment law to graduate students.