TITLE

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
People Management;3/6/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section offers news briefs on personnel management as of March 6, 2008. Technology firm Siemens plans to cut 6,800 jobs from its corporate telecommunications division in Germany and to sell Siemens Enterprise Networks. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that an Austrian woman who was dismissed while about to undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment was discriminated against on grounds of her sex. Employees at Japanese marketing firm Hime and Co. are allowed to take paid time off after a break-up with a partner.
ACCESSION #
35857811

 

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