Conducting comprehensive and accurate workplace investigations is an integral part of an employer’s duties.  Whether the investigation involves allegations of minor violations of policy or more serious allegations of discrimination or harassment, each instance should be carefully analyzed to ensure all the relevant facts are uncovered so the employer can respond appropriately.  If left unaddressed

The Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights Act contains a statute of limitations that commences with the discovery of misconduct by public safety officers in the employment setting. According to Government Code Section 3304(d)(1), an agency cannot discipline any officer “for any act, omission, or other allegation or misconduct” unless the agency completes its

On September 16, 2020, the California Supreme Court granted review of Boermeester v. Carry, a case involving the expulsion of student Matthew Boermeester from the University of Southern California (“USC”) for intimate partner violence in violation of USC policy after an investigation and a hearing.  The California Supreme Court’s review of the case is