JP Morgan questions Employment Court jurisdiction over stoush with former NZ CEO

Thu, 16 Apr 2015

By Suze Metherell April 16 (BusinessDesk) - The Court of Appeal has heard that the Employment Court has no jurisdiction over a settlement agreement between JP Morgan Chase and its former New Zealand boss, in the latest iteration of a long-running employment dispute.  Robert Lewis is seeking $170,000 in damages and lost income as well as a declaration his employment agreement with the international bank was breached. Lewis claims that having left JP Morgan Chase he applied for a job at Westpac in 2010 only to have his former employer deny...

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