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  1. [2020] NZEmpC 46 JCE v The Department of Corrections [PDF, 321 KB]

    [2020] NZEmpC 46 JCE v The Department of Corrections (Judgment of Judge K G Smith, 17 April 2020) REMEDIES – the Authority awarded $30,000 for hurt and humiliation for unjustified disadvantage – employee suffers PTSD and depression from assault during employment – Authority failed to consider breach of contract damages separately from compensation for personal grievance – compensation increased to $65,000 – the Authority awarded $26,061.54 for lost remuneration – Authority was correct to deduct ACC payments because the employer was an accredited employer.

  2. [2020] NZEmpC 39 Metropolitan Glass & Glazing Ltd v Labour Inspector [PDF, 283 KB]

    [2020] NZEmpC 39 Metropolitan Glass & Glazing Ltd v Labour Inspector (Judgment of the full Court, 14 April 2020) ANNUAL HOLIDAYS – INCENTIVE PAYMENTS – whether the company’s short term incentive scheme should be counted under gross earnings – scheme was described as discretionary and was argued to be separate to employment agreements – scheme was actually incorporated into the agreement and had contractual force –description of scheme as discretionary is not relevant – CLOSEDOWN PERIOD – employee’s entitlements when not entitled to annual leave during a closedown period – statute allows only one approach – company was not following that approach.

  3. [2020] NZEmpC 32 Kocaturk v Zara’s Turkish Ltd [PDF, 351 KB]

    [2020] NZEmpC 32 Kocaturk v Zara’s Turkish Ltd (Interlocutory Judgment of Judge K G Smith, 13 March 2020) APPLICATION TO STRIKE OUT PART OF PROCEEDING – Court did not have jurisdiction to hear claims of breach of the Bill of Rights Act – Court did not have jurisdiction to hear claims of breach of the Human Rights Act – breach of good faith claims and Limitation Act not adequately pleaded but not struck out – statement of claim to be amended.