Appellate judgments 2021

Supreme Court

Court of Appeal

[2021] NZCA 60 New Zealand Professional Firefighters Union v Fire and Emergency New Zealand [PDF, 195 KB] The Court of Appeal declined the NZPFU’s application for leave to appeal the Employment Court’s decision that s 30 of the Fire and Emergency Act 2017 prevailed over the terms of a collective agreement, finding there was no seriously arguable question of law.

[2021] NZCA 13 Alkazaz v Enterprise IT Limited [PDF, 173 KB] APPLICATION FOR LEAVE TO APPEAL - no question of law - application denied.

[2021] NZCA 1 A Labour Inspector v Tourism Holdings Limited [PDF, 247 KB] The Court of Appeal has found that commission payments were a regular part of tour bus operator employees' pay and should be included in holiday pay calculations.