Will new dispute resolution rules prove as cumbersome as the old?

Spencer, Simeon
May 2008
People Management;5/15/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p42
The article addresses the changes in the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS)-driven system of workplace dispute resolution in Great Britain. The ACAS guidelines that informed the conduct of disputes were effective, and fitted in well with the concept of procedural fairness in dismissals. The procedures will be removed by the Employment Bill, currently going through Parliament. The new regime will require employers and employees to resolve disputes in accordance with whichever code of practice is relevant to the issues under discussion.


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