The Estrada v. Wal-Mart Stores case study illustrates that if interrogations are not conducted carefully, they can lead to many legal problems. In this case, the court must decide whether Wal-Mart management improperly interviewed and interrogated an employee accused or suspected of wrongdoing. After reading this case study found in Chapter 15 of your textbook, address the following:
- Based on the evidence presented, how would you have ruled in this case? What specific evidence presented in the case study influences your ruling? In crafting your response, consider the application of proper investigative procedures to this ruling.
- Turning to the courts ruling, what is the legal significance of this case as it relates to investigations and your HR practice?
Evidence is an integral part of academic writing and critical thinking. When crafting your responses, please be sure to use the textbook and resources, as well as any outside research you might conduct, to support your statements.