Emails to workmates sink ERA excessive work case

A Southland woman's emails to friends from her workplace computer indicating she was slacking on the job have rebounded to bite her. Bridgett King, a former employee of J&R Pumps Southland, which trades as Waterforce, claimed she was required to work excessive overtime in order to complete her duties. She took her case to the Employment Relations Authority, but lost after evidence she had emailed her friends from work saying she had done "bugger all work all day" and was "just [...]

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