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Employment Court reinstates nurse who slapped a patient
  • Simpson Grierson
  • New Zealand
  • July 20 2012

In an Employment Court case released on Friday (de Bruin v Canterbury District Health Board) the dismissal of a nurse for slapping a patient was found to be unjustified and he was permanently reinstated to his former job

"Could" you dismiss?
  • Simpson Grierson
  • New Zealand
  • November 7 2011

The recent Employment Relations Authority determination of Sigglekow v Waikato District Health Board considered the new test for justifying dismissals (and other actions) by an employer