TITLE

LAW NEWS

PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
People Management;2/24/2011, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section offers human resource legal news briefs including the accusation against Cotswold Geotechnical Holdings of murdering geologist Alexander Wright, the suspension of applying dual discrimination rules of the Equality Act and revoking of time to train regulations on small businesses all over Great Britain.
ACCESSION #
59519880

 

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