March 2010
People Management;3/11/2010, p8
This section offers legal news briefs in Europe including the draft legislation passed by a committee of the European Parliament extending maternity leave across Europe to 20 weeks on full pay, as well as the manslaughter trial of Cotswold Geotechnical Holdings and its director Peter Eaton for the death of employee Alex Wright.


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