Investigating Complaints in Today’s Workplace

On May 23, 2019, Fredrikson and Byron’s Des Moines-based Employment & Labor attorneys provided the building blocks for an effective investigations protocol that can be implemented in response to harassment and discrimination complaints in today’s workplace. Topics included:

  • Updating policies and processes
  • Evaluating the complaint
  • Interim measures
  • Choosing an investigator
  • Confidentiality
  • Documentation
  • Investigation best practices
  • Results-based decision-making
  • Recent cases involving investigations


Olivia Norwood
Bridget Penick
Emily Pontius
Kendra Simmons
Patrick Smith

For more information on Fredrikson & Byron’s Employment & Labor Group, please contact Teresa Thompson at or 612.492.7347.