ERA throws out dismissal over pregnancy

Janita WrightA spray tan specialist was fired by her aunt after she got pregnant, with the aunt telling her clients would find it "disgusting and repulsive" to have services performed by a pregnant woman. The Employment Relations Authority has since ruled that Janita Wright was wrong to dismiss her niece Veronica Kloeten from her job at CTS Cosmetologists in Mt Wellington. Kloeten was awarded her lost wages, maternity leave and $3000 in compensation after Wright dismissed her for supposed "serious misconduct" [...]

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