Jul 6

EMA sacks Alasdair Thompson over “sexist” comments

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The board of the Employers and Manufacturers Association has dismissed its CEO Alasdair Thompson, following his controversial public comments about women’s productivity. EMA President, Graham Mountfort, said the board believed Thompson was no longer able to continue as CEO of the organisation. “We regret that Alasdair’s role with the EMA is ending in…

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Nov 1

Weatherston case forces Otago university policy change

Posted by Dave Griffith

Otago University has issued a new policy for staff-student relationships following economics lecturer Clayton Weatherston's murder of student Sophie Elliott in 2008.

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