Gloriavale to appeal loss in employment case: RNZ
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The Gloriavale Christian community has sought leave to appeal an Employment Court ruling that six women were employees, not volunteers.
The former Gloriavale women took the West Coast community’s leaders to court, saying they were exploited and treated like slaves while working in domestic teams.
The court’s Chief Judge Christina Inglis ruled in their favour last month, saying they had been primed for the work that was unrelenting, hard and under punishing conditions.
This week, Gloriavale’s leaders applied for leave to appeal that decision, saying the judgement would have implications for communal groups beyond just Gloriavale.
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