Toal & Anor v GB Oils Ltd - 'reasonable' does not apply to choice of companion
'Reasonableness' is linked to accompaniment and not to choice of companion
This case concerns section 10 Employment Relations Act 1999 which deals with the right to be accompanied at grievance and disciplinary hearings. Section 10 (1) provides: ' "10 Right to be accompanied.
(1) This section applies where a worker - (a) is required or invited by his employer to attend a disciplinary or grievance hearing, and
(b) reasonably requests to be accompanied at the hearing'.