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South King County SHRM Spring Half Day Event

  • Tue, April 23, 2024
  • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • Museum of Flight
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Registration

  • An individual who is an active member of the South King County SHRM Chapter.
  • An individual who is not a member of the South King County SHRM Chapter
  • An individual who is attending college full-time.
  • An individual who is on the SKC SHRM Chapter Board of Directors.

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2024 Spring Half Day Event

at the

Museum of Flight


April 23, 2024

12pm - 5pm


Join us for an exciting day of networking, food, and learning at the Museum of Flight!  This year we’re pleased to have Ben Eckhart, Attorney with Workplace Law Group PC, facilitate an in-depth workshop focusing on conducting effective workplace investigations.  This workshop has been approved for 3 business credits by SHRM and HRCI.

Agenda

12:00 p.m. – Registration, Lunch & Networking

12:45 p.m. - Welcome and Opening Remarks

1:00 p.m. – Conducting Effective Internal Investigations with Ben Eckhart

3:50 p.m. – Closing Remarks

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. - Social Hour & Networking


Conducting Effective Internal Investigations Workshop with Ben Eckhart

Increasingly, employers find themselves the target of employment litigation and costly claims in terms of dollars and employee morale. Often, employer liability hinges on the quality of the company’s investigation into complaints of discrimination, harassment, or other claims of workplace misconduct. In fact, an important consideratio

in an employee’s decision to ultimately file a lawsuit is whether the employer conducted an effective workplace investigation. Conducting Effective Internal Investigations provides practical and timely information for employer representatives charged with investigating a workplace complaint by virtue of their position.

What you’ll learn:
  • How to conduct investigative interviews of witnesses.
  • Document the investigation appropriately, including preparation of an investigation checklist.
  • Implement investigative techniques for credibility assessment, reluctant and emotional witnesses.
  • Understand the legal rights of investigation participants.
  • Prepare an investigation report.
  • Implement investigation findings and follow up on the issue post-investigation.

About Ben

Ben Eckhart is an Attorney with Workplace Law Group PC, where he provides labor and employment advice to Archbright members and clients, conducts investigations, facilitates trainings, and bargains union contracts. He earned his B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, his J.D. from the University of Denver, School of Law, and is a member of the King County Bar Association. Ben is licensed to practice law in Washington.


Approved for 3 SHRM Business PDC and 3 HRCI Business Credits


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