Thursday, 02 March 2017 13:16

The workplace has been overrun by rumors about the workplace investigation currently going on. How do we inform other teammates about the outcome result of the investigation if we have been ordered to keep the investigation quiet and let it die down?

You will breach confidentiality if you speak about ANY details of the investigation.

 You should NEVER discuss the details of the investigation with anyone besides the complainant, the accused, HR Personnel and legal counsel involved in the case. If employees wonder and want to know what happened: Tell them to go see HR about the details. Most of those employees interested in the workplace investigation rumors simply suffer from nose trouble. It is noone's business what the outcome or result is of any workplace investigation that they WERE NOT involved in. This even includes employees that are questioned in a workplace investigation. 

 

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