| 26 February 2020

Walking on Eggshells - Privacy Obligations when Conducting Bullying Investigations

Complying with obligations regarding personal information under the Privacy Act can be a minefield. This is particularly so for employers conducting workplace bullying investigations. Whether information can be lawfully withheld during an investigation may not always be clear, and if privacy obligations are managed poorly or are not complied with, an employer could find itself responding to an investigation by the Privacy Commissioner. 

By Melissa Hu-Davidson, Solicitor