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(1) Who has the right

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D.     The Right to be Accompanied

(1)     Who has the right

The statutory right of accompaniment at disciplinary and grievance hearings is given to all who are 'workers' as defined in Employment Relations Act 1999 s 13(1)–(3). The definition includes workers as defined by ERA 1996 s 230(3) (an individual who has entered into or works under a contract of employment or any other contract under which he undertakes to do or perform personally any work or services, or, where the employment has ended, worked under such a contract – see AI

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