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Discovery wins Tova bout, ERA orders her to pay damages

Daniel Dunkley
Mon, 24 Jan 2022

Discovery wins Tova bout, ERA orders her to pay damages
Tova O’Brien took Discovery to the ERA after she was unable to join MediaWorks on her preferred start date of Jan 25. (Image: supplied)
Daniel Dunkley
Mon, 24 Jan 2022
Tova O’Brien will not be allowed to leave Discovery NZ for MediaWorks for seven weeks after the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) partially upheld a controversial restraint of trade clause.The Newshub political editor must wait until March 14 to join MediaWorks’ new radio station Today FM, after the ERA ruled that Newshub and the radio platform could be seen as competitors.In a decision released this afternoon, ERA member Marija Urlich found that the radio and television platforms were in competition and that the restraint of tra...

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