EMPLOYERS GIVEN A BREAK FROM CHANGES TO LAW
- FOR THE EMPLOYER. // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;4/28/2003, Issue 1665, p62
Offers tips on how British employers should deal with the flexible working regulations. Time limits at each stage of the process; Refusal of application from a member of staff to work from home or stagger their hours; Meetings between employers and employee.
- FRIENDS OF THE FAMILY. McColl, Gina // BRW;5/1/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 17, p55
The article reports on trends related to workplace reform and policy, citing the emergence of more family-friendly work practices for business in Australia as of May 2008. There has been an increasing acceptance of flexible work practices and the right of employees to request conditions. The...
- Empirical Study of Employment Arrangements and Precariousness in Australia. Louie, Amber M.; Ostry, Aleck S.; Quinlan, Michael; Keegel, Tessa; Shoveller, Jean; LaMontagne, Anthony D. // Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations;Summer2006, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p465
Much research on precarious employment compares permanent workers with one or two other broadly-defined employment categories. We developed a more refined method of examining precariousness by defining current employment arrangements in terms of job characteristics. These employment arrangement...
- White-Collar Exemptions Effective Aug. 23. Saul, Karen // Credit Union Magazine;Aug2004, Vol. 70 Issue 8, p72
Focuses on the U.S. Labor Department's final regulations defining white-collar exemptions established in the Fair Labor Standards Act for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales and computer employees. Provisions of the Act; Overtime protection for white-collar workers.
- COURSES & CONFERENCES. // Employers Law;Apr2008, p26
The article offers information on several conferences on labor laws in Great Britain to be held in London, England in April and May, 2008, including Employment Law Europe, Measuring Up: The Impact of Flexible Work Practices, and Spotlight on HR and the Role of the Line Manager.
- IMPASSE RESOLUTION IN PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: A CURRENT ASSESSMENT. Gilroy, Thomas P.; Sinicropi, Anthony V. // Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Jul72, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p496
The article examines conflict resolution in public sector employment in the United States. Mediation, fact-finding, and arbitration are described as the most common conflict resolution strategies in public employment. Details of mediation, fact-finding, and arbitration techniques are described....
- Labor Dispute Settlement--Local of Federal Function? Weisenfeld, Allan // Labor Law Journal;Oct59, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p703
Over the years, proposals have been made in several states to arm the state mediation agency with subpoena power, on the theory that recalcitrant parties would thereby be brought to heel and the public interest be served, in every instance, sober reflection as to the effect of such a proposal...
- Some Reflections on the Role of Mediation. Cancio, Hiram R. // Labor Law Journal;Oct59, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p720
Public policy is firmly committed to the encouragement of free collective bargaining whereby the parties themselves determine the terms and conditions of employment. Fortunately, there is considerable disquiet as to government intervention in labor-management disputes, especially among students...
- Be flexible enough to go beyond the law. Cartwright, Lindsey // Personnel Today;11/21/2006, p17
The article reports on a forthcoming legislation brought by the government of Great Britain, regarding entitlement to flexible working hours. The entitlement will come into effect from April 6, 2007. Presently, the parents of children under the age of six, or disabled children under the age of...