An employer has admitted it breached the Privacy Act by accessing and distributing a former employee’s private Facebook photo of an obscenity-laced cake.
Former New Zealand Credit Union (NZCU) employee Karen Hammond, made a cake iced with the words “Credit Union Baywide f**k you c***s”, to cheer up a friend who was leaving the company.
She told a Human Rights Tribunal hearing in Napier NZCU had accessed the photo and distributed it to recruitment companies in an attempt to destroy her career.
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Radio New Zealand also covers the case.