Employment Law

Privacy ACT 2020

Privacy is a fundamental human right. However, privacy can seem like uncharted waters for many workplaces and the boundaries of obtaining and using a worker’s information may seem unclear. The Privacy Act 2020 prescribes employees’ rights in relation to the personal information they disclose during their employment.

New privacy legislation has come into force. It is now more important than ever to be aware of these rights as employee privacy can be breached in a number of ways, which could have far reaching implications for your business.

understand your obligations and


On 1 December 2020, the new Privacy Act came into force. The Privacy Act 2020 grants greater powers to the Privacy Commissioner and introduces mandatory reporting, which affects employers.

To understand your obligations and rights in the workplace, get in touch with us today.









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