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Webinar: How to conduct a workplace investigation and create a respectful environment


Now more than ever, employers are faced with combating workplace conflict and potential harassment complaints during the pandemic and remote work or hybrid work transitions. Not properly addressing employee complaints or missteps in the investigation process can cause major damage to your business. Not only is harassment illegal, legal claims and lawsuits are extremely costly. What are the triggers to initiate a workplace investigation? Do all complaints require a formal investigation?

In this session, we will discuss the elements and proper steps to take when conducting a workplace investigation. The webinar will also review what an employer’s obligations are, best practices for investigating complaints, and steps to establish a workplace culture of trust and respect.  

After completing this course, the learner will:

  • Understand the current anti-harassment climate as well as EEOC current statistics on claims and lawsuits
  • Understand best practices for handling employee complaints
  • Learn the proper steps for conducting an investigation and mitigating risk
  • Understand common pitfalls of investigations and how to avoid those
  • Learn how to build a workplace culture of trust and respect


HRCI: 1 Credit – The use of this official seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

SHRM: 1 Credit – Trupp HR is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. This program is valid for 1 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.


Audra Hedberg (She/Her), Vice President of Services

As the Vice President of Services for Trüpp, Audra Hedberg leads departments providing HR Consulting and Outsourcing Services to clients. Audra is an experienced HR professional, working in various industries. She has a passion for helping clients thrive and enjoys providing guidance under various employment laws in a relaxed style that is easy to understand.

Contact: audra.hedberg@trupphr.com | 503.828.0255 x112


Tory DaughertyTory Daugherty (She/Her), HR Consultant

In her role at Trüpp, Tory serves as a dedicated HR Consultant providing support to clients in various HR compliance areas, including job description and employee handbook creation, employee relations, and advisement on federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Tory has her Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and holds SHRM-SCP and PHR professional certifications.

Contact: tory.daugherty@trupphr.com | 503.828.0255 x122