If you are the respondent in a workplace investigation, you are being asked to respond to allegations. For example, that you were involved in an incident or because someone has complained about your conduct. This may cause you stress which can intensify if you’re concerned about being treated unfairly.
Many incidents and complaints require an investigation, especially if employee misconduct is alleged. When you’re first informed of the issue, your workplace should give you as much information as possible so that you’re fully aware of the allegations.
We conduct unbiased, thorough investigations no matter what the issue or who is implicated.
To allow you to prepare and be fully informed, we will send you a letter, which will:
The interview may be in person, by phone or video conferencing, depending on circumstances such as location and COVID-19 restrictions.
You will be invited to have a support person with you at your interview. A support person may be a union representative, lawyer, friend or family member. You should also bring any information that is relevant to the incident or which you believe supports your position.
It’s vital that you understand that:
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