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Auckland University ordered to pay $20,000 to Siouxsie Wiles in Employment Court decision – NZ Herald 8 July 2024

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The University of Auckland has been ordered to pay microbiologist Siouxsie Wiles $20,000 in damages after an Employment Court ruled the university failed to adequately protect her from threats and harassment during the Covid-19 pandemic. The court found that while the university did not breach academic freedom, it did breach its employment agreement and health and safety obligations. Wiles expressed feeling vindicated by the decision.

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