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Bullying in political parties w/ Dr Bill Hodge: August 14, 2019

Bullying in political parties w/ Dr Bill Hodge: August 14, 2019

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

The labour party have been subject to seven formal complaints, and up to twelve general complaints regarding a labour staffer who works around parliament. No disciplinary action was taken by the party when these complaints were looked into in March, and Prime Minister Jacinda Arden has since admitted the party did not handle the complaints as well as they could have. 

Sherry spoke to University of Auckland Employment law professor Dr Bill hodge to understand where a political party falls under employment law and why investigations have been kept internally so far.