Former KY State Rep John Arnold and Other Elected Officials May Face Personal Liability for Alleged Retaliation

Kentucky attorney Thomas Clay, who represents the two women who claim former Kentucky state representative John Arnold sexually harassed them, says that Mr. Arnold’s resignation does not end the matter.  Mr. Clay is not satisfied with the internal investigation conducted by … Continue reading

Seven Tips for Selecting an Investigator to Conduct A Fair, Unbiased and Professional Workplace Investigation

I spoke this week at the HR Star Conference here in Atlanta and at the conference had a great discussion with some HR professionals on the importance of conducting fair, unbiased and professional workplace investigations.  One of the HR managers … Continue reading

$3.5 Million Lesson: Workplace Procedural Fairness is Important

The $3.5 million jury verdict last week in favor of a former lifeguard at a swimming pool in Washington D.C. is a striking example of why organizations need to consider procedural fairness in how they respond to complaints in the … Continue reading