An uppity tech geek has copped a smashing for his whining and whinging to the Employment Relations Authority.
Taking an unjustifiable dismissal case to the Employment Relations Authority has backfired for an former IBM employee who has been ordered to pay his former employer $4000.
Andrew Simpson was employed by IBM from July 1996 until he resigned in August 2013.
He claimed he was unjustifiably dismissed by the company and that his employment was disadvantaged.
IBM denied Mr Simpson’s claims and counter-claimed he breached the terms and conditions of his employment.
Mr Simpson said if he had not had a commitment from IBM to increase his salary, he would have left for alternative employment. He claimed a manager had promised to increase his annual salary to $180,000, according to the ERA. Â Read more »