Desperate employers fear age of discontent

Berry, Mike
October 2005
Personnel Today;10/11/2005, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that employers in Great Britain are becoming desperate for more information and guidance on age discrimination laws. The Employers Forum on Age (EFA) said organisations were running out of time to prepare for the new legislation, which could leave employers "dangerously exposed" to discrimination claims in 2006. According to Sam Mercer, director of the EFA, with time running out, many of the new regulations remain unfinished, while the government has indicated that even those published may be subject to change. INSET: FEEDBACK FROM THE PROFESSION.


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