Eventually, every company will need to investigate one or more of its workers. In California, there is an affirmative duty for employers to conduct a prompt, unbiased and extensive examination into worker complaints of discrimination, harassment and retaliation. When such an event occurs, we respond quickly to analyze the situation and provide a detailed report of the investigative findings while minimizing unnecessary monetary and workplace impact. With our experience, we are able to identify key areas of concern, resolve inconsistencies, and complete investigations in a timely manner.

California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) requires, by law, a workplace investigation be conducted when an allegation of discrimination and/or harassment is raised. It is illegal to discriminate against an employees or job applicants who are in a protected categoryCalifornia law protects individuals from illegal discrimination by employers based on the following: Race, color; Ancestry, national origin; Religion, creed; Age (40 and above); Disability, mental and physical; Sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions); Sexual orientation; Gender identity, gender expression; Medical condition; Genetic information; Marital status; Military and veteran status, or retaliate against them for asserting their rights under the law.

Why choose the Farrell Law Group to handle your workplace investigation? First, your company may not have someone dedicated and trained to conduct the investigation. Secondly, by using our experienced and trained investigators we’ll provide independent and impartial results. Moreover, should the matter result in a lawsuit, you’ll avoid any conflict of interest when you use our services. Our investigators are trained in all aspects of investigative techniques such as questioning of witnesses, documenting interviews and analyzing data.

Contact us and allow us to successfully determine what needs to be examined from what’s unneeded and how to get to the core of the issues and avoid unnecessary monetary costs and workplace disruption.