Conducting Workplace Investigations - with Alana Williams

harassment hostile work environment workplace investigation Jun 22, 2022

Do you know when and how to conduct workplace investigations? Is it necessary to investigate all complaints of harassment? 

My guest this week is Alana Williams. Alana is a workplace investigator and performs workplace investigations for companies- but she has a personal story to tell about how she became an investigator. Alana is a former law enforcement agent and previously experienced harassment in the workplace.  She has taken her knowledge in the field and education in criminal justice and teaches at police academies across the US. She is also a certified Equal Employment Opportunity Investigator.  

In this episode, we discuss:

  1. Unintentional ways a hostile environment can arise in the workplace;
  2. Consensual relationships in the workplace
  3.  Basic Steps to conducting a workplace investigation and why its necessary
  4. How prohibiting workplace harassment starts at the top

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