What's new and what's coming up in employment legislation

Townley, Nathalie
October 2009
People Management;10/8/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 21, p29
The article presents an update on employment legislation in Great Britain as of October 2009. On October 1, new rules that prohibit tips and service charges being counted towards the national minimum wage have been implemented. By the next spring season, the equality bill is expected to become law. The British government's plan to increase paternity leave is scheduled to be implemented in April 2011.


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