ERA rules no compensation for sexual harassment claimant

A hospitality sales cadet who was sexually harassed by her co-workers has not received any compensation from her employer, after alerting the company to the harassment only in her resignation letter. The woman - whose name was suppressed by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) - was employed by the unnamed Auckland company between February 7 and April 30 last year. The woman raised a personal grievance with the ERA on the ground of sexual harassment, and said her resignation amounted to [...]

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