Affco's application for judicial review an 'abuse of process', Appeal Court says

Jonathan Underhill
Tue, 02 May 2017

By Jonathan Underhill May 2 (BusinessDesk) - Affco New Zealand's application for a judicial review of an Employment Court ruling that it unlawfully locked out meat workers when collective bargaining was taking place has been rejected by the Court of Appeal, which says the proceedings were "an abuse of process". The application harks back to the opening of the 2015/16 killing season when Affco invited people who had worked for the company in the previous season to attend presentations for new individual employment contracts that differed f...

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