Aug 19

Employment Court says Text message dismissal unjustified

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The Employment Court at Nelson has upheld an Employment Relations Authority decision finding a salad bar worker was unjustifiably dismissed when she was sacked by text message after being accused of stealing on her second day on the job. Chief Employment Court Judge Graeme Colgan upheld the ERA decision awarded Amberleigh Howe-Thornley more…

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May 31

Sales assistant awarded $10,000 after being sacked via text message

Posted by Dave Griffith

Australian retail store Modestie Boutique has beenforced to pay AUS$10,000 to a sales assistant who was sacked via tex message on Boxing Day last year for swapping shifts without permission and being late. Modestie director, Sophia Sarkis sent a text to staff member Sedina Sokolovic saying ‚ÄúThat shows me you not taking me…

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