When Land Transport New Zealand, a Crown entity tasked with promoting safe and functional transport by land, issued a warning to an employee for absenteeism, the employee took the matter before the NZ Employment Relations Authority claiming the warning was unjustified. The Authority heard that the employee had used more than her entitlement to sick leave each year for the past six years. The absences were for genuine reasons. The Authority determined that the employee’s level of absenteeism di...

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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