All-Inclusive Investigative Toolkit
It is common for employers to receive complaints about harassment, discrimination, retaliation, or other workplace conduct. The role of an investigator is critical. Companies should take employee complaints seriously, and the role of an investigator is critical in this process. Investigators need to conduct a thorough and fair investigation and create a record which shows how the investigation was conducted, who was interviewed, what the investigator learned, and what the investigator found.
This Investigation Toolkit provides a number of templates, documents, workflow recommendations, and tips to help investigators plan and carry out investigations. The Toolkit includes guidance on conducting investigations, taking action following the investigation, and post-investigation considerations; an investigation checklist; acknowledgments; sample witness interview outlines and templates; investigation report template; and investigation conclusion documents. The Toolkit is easy to use, edit, and can be customized to fit investigator needs based on the circumstances.