Government has rogue employers in its sights

Phillips, Lucy
August 2008
People Management;8/21/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 17, p14
The article offers information on the efforts made by the government of Great Britain to protect employees from abuse. A helpline for employers and employees to report bad practice will be introduced alongside an awareness campaign to promote workers' rights. A fair employment enforcement board will also be established to coordinate the work of agencies checking minimum wage payments, health and safety, employment conditions and gangmasters. Employment relations minister Pat McFadden says more needs to be done to safeguard people's rights.


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