TITLE

LAW NEWS

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
People Management;5/15/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section offers news briefs concerning labor law in Great Britain. A survey of more than 1,000 employers and 459 employees by legal services provider Peninsula found that eight out of 10 employers admitted to firing staff without following procedures. The tribunal accused Consistent Group, which supplies contract hotel cleaners and food processing workers, of putting contracts in place solely to remove staff employment rights.
ACCESSION #
32456340

 

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