TITLE

LAW NEWS

PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
People Management;5/21/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section offers news briefs related to labor laws in Great Britain. The government has decided to outlaw the use of tips to pay staff's minimum wage levels beginning October 2009. A consultation has been initiated by the government on a law that would give agency workers the same pay and conditions as permanent workers after 12 weeks in a job. Construction worker Mick Dooley has filed a claim against Robert McAlpine, one of the companies involved in the blacklisting scandal that emerged in March.
ACCESSION #
43661262

 

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