KNOW YOUR RIGHTS
It’s Better to Be Safe Than Sorry! Don’t Take Chances. Notify your Building Representative(s) and the HCEA office immediately!
If you suspect or feel uncomfortable about a work situation, discussion with a co-worker or supervisor or an interaction with a student, Notify your Building Representative(s) immediately!
—-DO NOT: Sign or agree to anything.
—-DO NOT: Make or write any statements.
There is no such thing as an “unofficial” or “informal” conversation or meeting with your superiors.
REMEMBER: Prior to answering questions or making a statement to an administrator, law enforcement, DCF or HCDE investigator
ASK: What is the purpose of the meeting? What are the possible consequences of this meeting or discussion?
STATE: “I am willing to cooperate with the investigation; however, I am requesting that the investigation be rescheduled at a time when I can have a representative of my choice present.”
Be polite but remain silent.