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Sacked unvaccinated airport worker wins interim reinstatement

Michael Andrew
Wed, 24 Nov 2021

Sacked unvaccinated airport worker wins interim reinstatement
Auckland International Airport. (Image: Getty)
Michael Andrew
Wed, 24 Nov 2021
An Auckland International Airport worker who was dismissed for refusing the covid-19 vaccine has been granted interim reinstatement to his role by the employment court, overruling the Employment Relations Authority.The worker, who has name suppression, will be placed on paid leave for two months at the airport pending the determination of his personal grievance claims for unjustified disadvantage and unjustified dismissal.The employee was a “highly respected” airport engineer team leader who was dismissed on Sept 30 when the governm...

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