Tips on Conducting a Harassment Investigation

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Tips on Conducting a Harassment Investigation

Concluding an Investigation

  • Making a Determination/Finding: Analysis and weighting of evidence – does the complaint have merit?
  • Will a written report be required? (Format)
  • Making recommendations
  • Review of the findings and outcome (Disclosure)
  • Taking Action/Liability Issues/Corrective Action
  • Prevention

Investigation Checklist

  • Neutrality/Impartiality/Credibility of the Investigator(s) (Perceptions/Appearance)
  • Confidentiality/Privacy Issues
  • Safety Issues
  • Right to Representation (Role of Union)
  • Translation/Accessibility/Cultural Considerations
  • Thorough Investigation/Obtain Best Evidence
  • Credibility/Reliability Factors
  • The Investigation File/Documentation
  • Communicating Results of Investigation (To Whom – Disclosure)
  • Periodic Review – Maintaining Records/Statistics/Being Proactive
  • The Possibility of External Investigations (OHRC, Police, Union, Ministry of Labour)

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HR Proactive Inc. has been investigating harassment and violence complaints and conducting training for decades. We have developed a wide range of resources to meet the employer’s due diligence in the area of creating and maintaining a respectful workplace. Our Respectful Workplace eLearning module can be purchased off-the-shelf and customized with client Brand/Logo and Policy. The Bill C-65 Harassment and Violence eLearning SCORM file can be uploaded to your organization’s Learning Management Centre.


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Workplace Investigations

HR Proactive provides neutral third-party, independent workplace investigations into allegations of bullying, harassment, discrimination, sexual harassment, threats of violence, code of conduct violations and breach of company policy.

One-On-One Sensitivity Training

Our One-on-One Sensitivity Training is offered Canada-wide to workers, supervisors, managers and executives. Our training is remedial in nature to help restore workplace relationships and establish boundaries to ensure respectful conduct. Training is offered virtually in real-time through access to our user-friendly online interactive portal while following along with our instructor.