Handling defamation and reverse discrimination claims when investigating harassment

Arnstein & Lehr attorney E. Jason Tremblay

E. Jason Tremblay

Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Jason Tremblay authored the article titled “How to avoid defamation and reverse discrimination claims when investigating harassment,” which appeared in the February 22 edition of Inside Counsel. In the article, Mr. Tremblay explains that an employer must conduct its investigation in the most confidential manner possible and be extremely careful about how it characterizes the harassing employee to reduce their potential liability. Also, an employer’s disciplinary measures of its harassing employee should always be uniformly administered and readily justifiable.

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