November 2009
People Management;11/5/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 23, p9
This section offers news briefs concerning labor laws in Great Britain. The Court of Appeal has ruled that pay structures linked to length of service discriminate against women. The employment tribunals service is planning to launch evening sitting as part of an effort to clear the backlog of tribunal cases.


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