Are your investigations tainted by bias?

Position:From the Courts

When faced with possible employee misconduct, how you investigate can make the difference between a quick resolution and a needless discrimination lawsuit. It's critical to proceed quickly, but also fairly. One important step: Keep out of the process any information that shows the race, sex, age or other protected characteristics of the employees being investigated.

Recent case: After a months-long investigation, Michael was one of several Wells Fargo employees fired for company violations. Michael sued, alleging he had been singled out because he is a white man. The court tossed out his case because Wells...

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