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Lumsden v Skycity Management [2015] NZEmpC 225

Employment Court - interpretation of cl 12A of Sch 2 of the Employment Relations Act - meaning of frivolous.

Magill (Labour Inspector) v Rapport Enterprises Ltd [2015] NZERA Auckland 309

Employment Relations Authority - quantum of awards - cultural mitigating factor.

Modern Transport Engineers (2002) Ltd [2016] NZEmpC 68

Employment Court – 90 day trial periods

New Zealand Aluminium Smelters Ltd v Weller [2016] NZCA 19

Court of Appeal – appeal dismissed on question of interpretation of s 7A of the Holidays Act 1981.

New Zealand Aluminium Smelters Ltd v Weller [2016] NZSC 44

Supreme court – leave to appeal denied.

New Zealand Meat Workers & Related Trades Union Inc v AFFCO New Zealand Ltd [2016] NZEmpC 7

Employment Court – application for compliance orders regarding re-engagement of employees.

NZ Post Primary Teachers' Association v Secretary for Education and Ors[2015] NZERA Wellington 116

Employment Relations Authority - whether Teachers were appointed according to collective agreement and State Sector Act 1988.

Ritchies Transport Holdings Ltd v Merrennage [2016] NZCA 191

Court of Appeal – unpaid suspension – leave to appeal denied.

Roy v Board of Trustees of Tamaki College [2016] NZEmpC 20

Employment court – religious freedom and atheism.

Te Riu Roa v Secretary for Education [2016] NZERA Wellington 50

Employment Relations Authority - interpretation of collective agreement - annualisation of pay.