Cost of PG

Jean Roberts made this Official Information request to Ministry for Primary Industries

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From: Jean Roberts

Dear Ministry for Primary Industries,

I am doing a research on the cost of Personal grievance that the Government is incurring in the last 3 years. Can I request under the Official Information Act

1- The number of Personal Grievances raised in your Ministry, in the last 3 years broken down by year , and categories (for example: Bullying, Unjustifiably disadvantaged, constructive dismissal etc)

2- (in the last 3 years) The number of Mediation that took place broken down by year

3- (in the last 3 years) The number of successful mediation broken down by year

4- (in the last 3 years) Of the PGs raised, how many went to Employment Relations Authority broken down by year?

5- (in the last 3 years) How many cases were found against the Ministry broken down by year?

6- (in the last 3 years) How much money – in total- were paid to settle these cases / or pay the fee required by ERA broken down by year?

7- How much money was covered by the Ministry’s liability insurance?

8- (in the last 3 years) How much money – in total – were paid to external Legal consultants to defend the cases filed in ERA or to prepare the responses to the case broken down by year?

9- (in the last 3 years) How many ERA cases resulted in reinstatement of employee broken down by year?

10- If a case is found against the Ministry (the Ministry lost), what are the consequences to the Manager involved in the incident?

I await your response within 20 working days of the receipt of this request. Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Jean Roberts

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Tēnā koe Jean, 


On behalf of Michelle Morehu, Director Government Services, please find
attached an update on your request.


Ngā mihi,


Official Information Act Team

Government Services | Public Affairs

Ministry for Primary Industries | Charles Fergusson Building, 34-38 Bowen
Street | PO Box 2526 | Wellington | New Zealand 

Telephone: 0800 00 83 33 | Email: [1][email address] |
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