MBIE To Maintain Database Of Sexual Misconduct Complaints

May 16th, 2018 - Barbara Buckett

Women’s Minister Julie Genter has announced that the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment will now keep centralised data records concerning allegation of workplace sexual misconduct.

Surely gathering such information can only be a good thing, what do you think?

Check out the full Stuff.co.nz article.

BuckettLaw are well versed in dealing with sexual misconduct complaints, both for employers and employees.

We encourage those employees who feel afraid to make such a complaint to get in touch with BuckettLaw where it can discussed in a safe and confidential setting.

Employers who receive a complaint of sexual misconduct need to approach the complaints with care and follow proper process. Usually multiple parties’ interests will need to be balanced to ensure a justified outcome. Having appropriate organisational policies and procedures in place for sexual harassment and bullying is paramount.

If you or your business could be affected by the issues contained within this article get in touch with BuckettLaw, the employment law experts, right away.

Phone: 04 472 8600

Email: reception@buckettlaw.co.nz

Matt Belesky
Employment Lawyer

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Barbara Buckett

Barbara Buckett is a highly experienced senior employment lawyer with over 35 years of practice in New Zealand. She provides expert advice on all areas of employment law and has a proven track record of delivering excellent results for clients. Barbara has extensive experience in resolving workplace issues and is an experienced litigator. In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling, working out, and fine wine and dining with friends.

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