Posts Tagged ‘Employment Court’

Gloriavale School under review after Employment Court ruling

Monday, July 24th, 2023

Gloriavale School is under review by the Education Review Office, the Ministry of Education has confirmed. Serenity Pilgrim, Anna Courage, Rose Standtrue, Crystal Loyal, Pearl Valor and Virginia Courage took Gloriavale’s leaders to court, arguing they lived in servitude working on the West Coast commune’s domestic teams and were not community volunteers. Last week, Employment Read more

Migrant exploitation in a liquor store near you

Monday, August 10th, 2020
liquor stores

It is estimated that 40 per cent of workers in liquor stores are paid below the minimum wage. Alcohol activists alarmed by the tide of migrant exploitation cases in liquor stores are demanding an urgent government inquiry. Community lawyer Grant Hewison, who specialises in liquor licence applications, and a former barrister and Alliance MP Liz Read more

Atheist teacher loses employment case against Akld school

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

An atheist teacher who claimed he was fired for refusing to pray at school events has failed in his latest legal bid. Christopher Scott Roy, a former head of the art department at Auckland’s Tamaki College, took the school to the Employment Court. This was over a claim he was constructively dismissed because he is an Read more