Legal Alert - Internal Investigations of Misconduct and Witnesses’ Statements


By Gerard Morales

Employers conducting internal investigations of possible workplace misconduct frequently confront resistance from key employee witnesses of the events being investigated. Many witnesses feel that they do not want to “get involved,” particularly if there is the possibility that the information they provide could fall into the hands of others. In their view, this risk could expose them to unwanted confrontations, harassment and even threats and other coercive acts.

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