close
MENU
Hot Topic Reporting season
Hot Topic Reporting season
Toil & Trouble
6 mins to read

Bad record-keeping, excessive expectations led to hefty fine

An employee won claim of unjustified dismissal after employer’s sloppiness made resignation ‘foreseeable’, LegalVision senior associate Gerard Elwell explains.

LegalVision senior associate Gerard Elwell speaks with Dita De Boni.

Dita De Boni Fri, 17 Feb 2023

Can an employer make a work situation so unpleasant, or outside what is expected in an employment agreement, that when the employee resigns it is effectively constructive dismissal?

The Employment Relations Authority answered in the affirmative in a case heard in Christchurch at the end of 2022, the

Want to read more? It's easy.

Choose your best value subscription option

Student

Exclusive offer for uni students studying at a New Zealand university (valued at $499).
Individual
Group membership
NBR Marketplace
NZ Aviation News

Yearly Premium Online Subscription

NZ$499.00 / yearly

Monthly Premium Online Subscription

NZ$44.95 / monthly

Smartphone Only Subscription

NZ$24.95 / monthly

Premium Group Membership 10 Users

NZ$350+GST / monthly

$35 per user - Pay by monthly credit card debit

Premium Group Membership 20 Users

NZ$600+GST / monthly

$30 per user - Pay by monthly credit card debit

Premium Group Membership 50 Users

NZ$1250+GST / monthly

$25 per user - Pay by monthly credit card debit

Premium Group Membership 100 Users

NZ$1875+GST / monthly

$18.75 per user - Pay by monthly credit card debit

Yearly Premium Online Subscription + NBR Marketplace

NZ$499.00 / yearly

Aviation News - Monthly

NZ$14.95 / monthly

Already have an account? Login
Contact the Writer: dita@nbr.co.nz
News tip? Question? Typo? Let us know: editor@nbr.co.nz
© All content copyright NBR. Do not reproduce in any form without permission, even if you have a paid subscription.
Bad record-keeping, excessive expectations led to hefty fine
Toil & Trouble,
97724
true