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Updates from California: Cutting Edge Issues in Workplace Investigations – AWI Webinar

November 14, 2023

OIG Founding Partner Amy Oppenheimer joins this Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) panel in a 90 minute webinar covering California updates to workplace investigations. The presentation will be on November 14, 2023 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm (Pacific) and available in the AWI Learning Center thereafter.

A variety of fascinating legal issues arose in California during 2023 that promise to reverberate across the workplace investigation industry in coming years. The speakers will discuss the following developments:

  1. Enforcement efforts under California’s Private Investigator Act, which impact licensed attorneys and licensed private investigators
  2. Challenges during litigation discovery to attorney-client relationships; attorney-client privilege; and work product doctrine
  3. Recent challenges to investigator independence
  4. Recent case law suggesting third-party employer agents can share in liability for underlying employment disputes.

Learning Objectives: 

Through attending this session, participants will understand the following topics and be able to apply this knowledge to their investigative practice:

  • Identify and explain recent legal developments;
  • Understand the potential impacts and risks for external investigation practices; and
  • Implement practical tips to preserve investigator independence, maintain appropriate privilege and work product doctrines, and more.

To learn more or to register, please visit the AWI event page.