Employment Law Checklist

Aikin, Olga
May 1997
People Management;5/1/1997, Vol. 3 Issue 9, p42
Presents a guide to legal developments affecting the workplace in Great Britain as of May 1997. European Commission directives; Compensation for injured feelings; Rehabilitation of Offenders Act, 1974; Free eye tests for habitual users of electronic display screens.


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