March 2009
People Management;3/12/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p37
This section offers news briefs related to laws about employees in Great Britain as of March 12, 2009. The London Central Employment Tribunal ruled that the National Air Traffic Service (Nats) unlawfully discriminated by only hiring employees aged 35 and under. The GMB Union held that Marks & Spencer created a sham consultation through making 780 redundancies.


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