Decree Monitor, Salinas, California
Oversaw employer’s compliance with arbitration decree with respect to harassment and retaliation policies and procedures, training, and handling of complaints. Implemented new investigation training procedures and trained human resource personnel on how to conduct investigations. Created training harassment and discrimination training programs for all levels of employees. Delivered harassment and prevention training to leadership team.
Expert Witness Services, Fortune 500 Company, Cupertino, California
Retained as expert witness regarding human resource investigation.
Investigation, Tech Company, San Francisco, California
Conducted sexual harassment and bullying investigation.
Investigation, Restaurant, San Francisco, California
Conducted investigation into allegations of quid pro quo and hostile work environment sexual harassment. Interviewed witnesses in Spanish.
Investigation, City, South Bay
Investigated complaint of alleged disability discrimination, failure to accommodate and retaliation against department manager.
Investigation, Hotel, San Francisco, California
Conducted investigation into allegations of sexual harassment and retaliation by coworker against numerous alleged victims.
Investigation, High School, SF Bay Area
Investigated former student complaint that teacher engaged in inappropriate sexual conduct and relationship with student including allegations of touching and provision of alcohol to minor.
Investigation, Nationally Known Non-Profit Organization, Oakland, California
Conducted sensitive invasion of privacy/defamation investigation involving top management.
Investigation, Engineering Company, Oakland, California
Conducted investigation into allegations of assault by CEO.
Investigation, Public Entity, Oakland, California
Investigated union member’s complaint of harassment, discrimination and retaliation against department manager.
Investigation, Health Care Management Organization, Berkeley, California
Investigated alleged management misconduct including failure to pay overtime, discrimination and retaliatory personnel actions.
Investigation, Winery, St. Helena, California
Conducted investigation into allegations of sexual harassment and retaliation. Interviewed witnesses in Spanish.
Investigation, Community College, San Jose, California
Conducted investigation into allegations of harassment and retaliation against members of police force.
Andrea Kelly Smethurst Law, P.C. provides independent workplace and school investigations, expert witness, and EEO Monitor services. Our sample list of recent assignments illustrates the kinds of matters we have handled. We have conducted hundreds of investigations in workplaces and academic settings.