Algoma 03.17.21 VIRTUAL Why, When and How to Conduct a Workplace Investigation

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Starts:03/17/2021 12:30 PM

Ends:03/17/2021 2:00 PM

Event Type: Webcast

1.5 CPD Hour(s)



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Algoma  03.17.21 VIRTUAL Why, When and How to Conduct a Workplace Investigation  

Workplace Investigations: It is never easy to deal with situations of conflict or allegations of harassment or bullying in the workplace. This session will help you navigate through the steps to take to ensure things get resolved properly.


  • Recognizing situations that require a workplace investigation 
  • When should you consider retaining a 3rd party or an outside investigator? 
  • What does the Ministry of Labour suggest in how to conduct an investigation: maintaining confidentiality, fact finding, assessing credibility, and the report 
  • Risks of an investigation being done improperly or not doing one at all.

Speaker bio(s)
Zaheer Lakhani, Lawyer

Zaheer Lakhani is a partner at Bandhu Lakhani Campea LLP, a boutique employment law firm located in Oakville, Ontario that specializes in employment and labour law. Zaheer advises and represents various sized employers in a variety of areas such as human rights, including disability and accommodation; wrongful dismissal claims; employment standards compliance and litigation, and general strategic HR advice.

Zaheer has been practicing law since 1998 and has previously appeared as a guest on CBC Radio and Radio Canada to speak about gender discrimination in the restaurant industry and to discuss toxic workplaces. He has been quoted by the Canadian Safety Reporter in a story related to workplace harassment and was a presenter in HRPA’s Quarterly Employment Law Update where he provided updates in a series of four webcasts from 2013 – 2014 regarding employment human rights.