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- Working hours may be discriminatory. // Accountancy;Dec1984, Vol. 95 Issue 1096, p25
Reports on the decision of an industrial tribunal in Great Britain in 'Home Office v Holmes,' which stated that an employer maybe regarded as discriminating against a women on the grounds of sex if he is not prepared to adjust her working hours so that she may look after her baby. Flexible...
- We're up for the cup, but women miss out. Hutton, Will // Personnel Today;5/28/2002, p17
Comments on the issue of sex discrimination among experienced by women employees in Great Britain. Acceptance of employers that the majority of the workforce will be late to watch the World Cup event; Denial of flexible working to female workers; Gap between male and female remuneration.
- Legal Briefs. // HR Specialist: North Carolina Employment Law;Jun2012, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p3
The article focuses on the decision of a federal court in the Dawkins v. Richmond County Schools in which it allows sexual orientation as a basis for discrimination suit and the means for an employee to win wage case based on the number of working hours as in the Buckner v. United Parcel Service.
- Appeal court gives guidance on injury to feelings awards. Nickson, Sue // Personnel Today;4/8/2003, p17
Reports that employment tribunals are provided with guidelines to set realistic boundaries when determining compensation claims for injured feelings in sex discrimination cases in Great Britain. Aggravated damages reflecting the manner of dismissal of an employee; Assessment of potential...
- It's the Law Essential information on employment law. Exten-Wright, Jonathan // Credit Management;Dec2002, p38
Discusses changes in the employment law in Great Britain. Sex discrimination; Working time regulations; Parental leave.
- Validity of State Laws Regulating Working Hours for Females. // Labor Law Journal;Feb70, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p119
This article reports on the issuance of opinions by the attorney generals of Oklahoma and Pennsylvania declaring that laws of their respective states limiting working hours of female employees are in conflict with certain other laws that outlaw job discrimination on the basis of sex. The...
- Women workers finish early -- unfair to mean. // Accountancy;Jul1977, Vol. 88 Issue 1007, p20
The article examines the court case Peake v Automotive Products Ltd. concerning discrimination in employment against men in Great Britain. Peak claims that women at the factory which he worked in were allowed to leave at 4:25pm on each weekday, while the men had to leave at 4:30pm. According to...
- Government proposals unfair to women. // Accountancy;Oct86, Vol. 98 Issue 1118, p52
Reports that the British Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) has condemned proposals in a white paper published by the government focused on work hours. Claim that the proposals to raise the hours of work threshold for qualifications for employment rights are unfair to women; EOC response to...
- Employing change. Moxham, Donna // Lawyer;12/10/2001, Vol. 15 Issue 49, p27
Reports on the development of employment law in several cases in Great Britain. Working time; Sex discrimination.