Inflation-busting compensation rates, vaccinations and tikanga

Inflation-busting compensation rates, vaccinations and tikanga
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Bronwyn Heenan
Late last month the chief judge of the employment court released her decision in the case GF v New Zealand Customs Service.If the names "GF" and "customs" sound familiar, you’ll likely remember the case of a fixed-term border protection officer who was dismissed for failing to be vaccinated against covid-19.In September 2021, the Employment Relations Authority held that customs had justifiably dismissed GF, who was an employee who declined to be vaccinated. GF appealed and the judgment of the employment court reached t...

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