The former chief executive of Water Authority, Opetaia Ravai has taken the company to court for unfair and unjust dismissal.
Ravai’s lawyer, Simione Valenitabua filed a writ of summons which effectively overtake the originating summons.
Valenitabua sought leave of the court to withdraw the originating summons which was subsequently withdrawn and struck out by Employment Relations Tribunal.
Valenitabua informed the court that he served the writ of summons to the Authority yesterday.
Ravai was terminated on December 14th, 2017.