When Telecom New Zealand, a New Zealand telecommunications provider, dismissed an employee because of long-term absence due to a back injury the employee took the case to the NZ Employment Relations Authority, claiming wrongful dismissal on the grounds that Telecom had not personally met with her to discuss the situation. Telecom argued they had consulted with the employee by telephone, discussed the case with her physiotherapist and her Accident Compensation Commission case manager. Medical adv...

BPIR Categories

9.3.8 Dismissal and providing outplacement support
9.8.1 Manage labour-management relationships.
13.8 Manage legal and ethical issues
9.6.4 Manage & administer employee benefits

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