TITLE

Action points: what employers can do when workers go on strike

AUTHOR(S)
Noble, James
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
People Management;7/16/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 15, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips to employers on dealing with strikes by workers in Great Britain. Employers should be aware of the different types of industrial action since such distinctions affect their rights and confer different levels of employee protection. They have more ability to dismiss employees on unprotected official action or unofficial action.
ACCESSION #
43741613

 

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