Employment Law
Employment Law
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Employment Law

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"Constructive Dismissal Claim Fails"

A union will be looking into safety records at a milk factory after a health and safety adviser claimed she was unfairly blamed for the company’s “poor” track record. The employee unsuccessfully brought personal grievance and constructive dismissal claims against South Canterbury-based Oceania Dairy Ltd, at a hearing in Timaru. Oceania Dairy …

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"Get it right or lose"

If employers have not complied strictly with the law, they will be exposed to claims of unfair dismissal and in all but a few cases will lose. This warning was given on 26 August 2010 by the Chief Judge in Smith v Stokes Valley Pharmacy …