Personal Grievance compensation award tables

MBIE has recently released its 6 month report (Jul – Dec 2019) detailing the levels of compensation awarded by the Employment Relations Authority and Employment Court for humiliation, loss of dignity, and injury to the feelings of the employee under s123(1)(c)(i) of the Employment Relations Act 2000. This data confirms the recent trend towards higher awards of compensation. For example, of the 71 awards made over the period, 7 employees were awarded in excess of $25,000.

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