Best Practices for Virtual Workplace Investigations
As challenging as the Pandemic has been, it has also provided opportunities to reflect on how we do business, including conducting virtual workplace investigations.
In this engaging session, you will learn about:
- Reasons we need to do online interviewing;
- Challenges to online interviewing;
- What you need;
- Working with your interviewees; and
- Lesson learned.
This session is presented by Tom Girling, a qualified Mediator (Q. Med), certified Workplace Fairness Analyst, and a licensed Private Investigator.
Tom served 37 years as a member of the Ontario Provincial Police, and retired at the rank of Superintendent, with his last posting as Director of Criminal Intelligence Service Ontario. He graduated with an Executive Certificate in Conflict Management and has been formally mediating conflict between police officers for 7 years. He continues to work on contract with the Ontario Provincial Police and Legal Aid Ontario in investigating issues involving workplace harassment, bullying and violence. After his career in the OPP, Tom was appointed the Director of Investigations for the regulatory organization, the Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council where he led a team of investigators deployed across the province. Recently, he was the Manager of investigations for Legal Aid Ontario.