Month: March 2011

March 29, 2011 Amy Oppenheimer No comments exist

“Being right is necessary but not sufficient. We also strive to be impartial. We are agnostic as to where a story may lead; we do not go into a story with a preconceived notion. We do not manipulate or hide facts to advance an agenda. We strive to preserve our independence from political and economic…

March 15, 2011 Amy Oppenheimer No comments exist

A recent US Supreme Court decision – Staub v. Proctor Hospital, reinforces why employers need to do a truly independent investigation before taking serious disciplinary action. Staub was discharged based on his supervisor’s write-ups regarding attendance. But it turned out his supervisor had an anti-military bias and had made it difficult for Staub to take…

March 4, 2011 Amy Oppenheimer No comments exist

Sue Ann Van Dermyden is presenting a three hour seminar on writing the investigative report. March 17, 2011, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., JAMS ADR, 707 Wilshire Blvd., 46th Floor, Los Angeles. March 18, 2011, 9:00 to 12:00, 1233 Preservation Park Way, Oakland. To register go to: CAOWI www.caowi.org CAOWI Members $120. Sustaining Members $60….