TVNZ 1 News – Former Gloriavale members consider court action

TVNZ 1 News – Former Gloriavale members consider court action

Ryan Boswell – 1 News – 26/07/2021 [Video can be viewed in article link] The Council of Trade Unions is questioning why those living at Gloriavale aren’t being given the same employment rights as others. The Labour Inspectorate has found no employment relationship exists within the West Coast commune, after it reviewed documents and carried […]
TVNZ 1 News – Investigation into Gloriavale working conditions dropped

TVNZ 1 News – Investigation into Gloriavale working conditions dropped

1 News – 23/07/2021 No further investigation or enforcement action is being taken into allegations of Gloriavale members being overworked after the Labour Inspectorate has found community members were not considered employees under New Zealand legislation. National Manager Labour Inspectorate Stu Lumsden conducted an inquiry into the employment status of people living and working at […]
Stuff – Disappointment at Labour Inspectorate ruling that Gloriavale’s volunteer workforce are not employees

Stuff – Disappointment at Labour Inspectorate ruling that Gloriavale’s volunteer workforce are not employees

By Amanda Cropp – Stuff – 23/07/2021 An investigation by the Labour Inspectorate has concluded members of the Gloriavale Christian community cannot be classed as employees. In a statement released on Friday, the inspectorate said the finding meant it had no jurisdiction over the West Coast community and would take no further investigation or enforcement […]