Regrettable decisions

Howlings, Judith
January 1998
People Management;1/8/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p20
Discusses Britain's laws on constructive dismissal. Description of the legal position if an employee walks out on a job; Details of the case `Western Excavating Ltd. v. Sharp'; `Peebles Publishing Group Ltd. v. Black.'


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