Jul 21

Nurse fails to get reinstatement over vaccination sacking

Posted by admin

The Employment Relations Authority has refused to reinstate a Northland nurse sacked for not having an emergency kit on site while giving school students HPV vaccine for cervical cancer prevention. Natalie Lewers was a senior public health nurse employed by the Northland District Health Board to immunise students in the Whangarei and Kaipara…

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Jul 4

Woman to sue Corrections over employment refusal because husband was an inmate

Posted by Dave Griffith

Lydia Butcher is to sue the corrections Department for refusing to employ her as a prison guard in the prison where her husband was on remand. Mrs Butcher wanted to work at the Northland Region Corrections Facility, a prison at Ngawha Springs near Kaikohe. Her husband, Carl Butcher, was sent there on remand…

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