Conducting Investigations Seminar July 19. 2018

The Oregon Chapter will present an two-part investigations seminar on Thursday, July 19, in Tualatin. The first session will (1:30-2:30 p.m.) will address the nuts and bolts of conducting investigations before moving into a discussion of the nuances of conducting investigations in a unionized environment (2:30 t0 4:30 p.m.).  Topics discussed will include the role of union representative during investigatory meetings, when to issue Garrity warnings, and the entity’s obligation to provide information to the union. Recent Employment Relation Board cases related to workplace investigations will also be reviewed.

Our presenter will be Rebekah R. Jacobson, who provides counseling and litigation services to school districts, ESDs, and community colleges on a wide range of matters including employment and labor issues, and constitutional and personal injury claims.
Ms. Jacobson provides training on topics such as misuse of technology, transgender issues, accommodating disabilities, staff-student inappropriate relationships, sexual harassment, and public meetings. She is experienced in addressing requirements related to educational employee sexual misconduct, as well as being versed in investigations surrounding workplace discrimination claims and parent complaints.

A graduate of the University of Oregon School of Law, she worked as an attorney for the Oregon School Boards Association and was a Legislative Assistant to U.S. Congressman Blumenauer.

A social networking hour will follow the presentation.

Please register by July 16, 2018

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