World briefsThou shalt not have a union • Shall we review my severance? • Bush and Kerry take note • Recruited to Jordan, ending up in IraqBy 09/13/2004|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/13/2004 Thou shalt not have a unionAuckland, N.Z. — A New Zealand lab is taking advantage of a little-known labour law that allows it to bar unions from its workplace on religious grounds. Maurice Clist, company director of Auckland-based Fort Richardson Laboratories, is a member of the Exclusive Brethren, a group whose beliefs preclude membership in any other organization. As an individual employer with fewer than 20 workers, and a member of a religious society, Clist was able to prevent the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union from talking to his staff. Shall we review my severance?Brisbane, Australia To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.