Employment contracts--in writing or not?
- Michigan Measures Would Permit EFMs to Dissolve Labor Contracts. Devitt, Caitlin // Bond Buyer;2/14/2011, Vol. 375 Issue 33466, p3
The article reports on the measures of Michigan to give emergency financial managers (EFM) the authority to terminate labor contracts.
- Memorandum on use of project labor agreements for federal construction projects. Clinton, William J. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;6/9/97, Vol. 33 Issue 23, p836
Presents the United States President's June 5, 1997 memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies to consider projects labor agreements to achieve economy and efficiency in Federal construction projects. Effectivity of the memorandum; Appropriate procedures and criteria;...
- Trust fund? Meldrum, Peter // Works Management;Nov2001, Vol. 54 Issue 11, p13
Focuses on the claims of O'Brien on the prevalence of breach of the implied 'trust and confidence in Great Britain. Speculations relative to the claims of o'Brien; Circumstances for the irrelevance of employment contract; Ruling of the Employment Tribunal on the issue.
- High court upholds ruling giving ICC authority over rail mergers. James, Robert P. // Traffic World;3/28/94, Vol. 237 Issue 13, p10
Reports on the US Supreme Court's refusal to review a lower court ruling in the case `Railway Executives Labor Association vs. Southern Pacific Transportation Co.' involving labor contracts in railroads. Upholding of the lower court's decision giving the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC)...
- ON BETTER TERMS? Aikin, Olga // People Management;2/21/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p19
Reports that the European Union's draft regulations to implement a fixed-term work directive were issued for consultation at the end of January 2002. Evaluation of the regulations; Definition of a fixed-term employee; Implications of the regulations for tribunal cases.
- DRAFTING RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS IN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS. Anzivino, Ralph // Marquette Law Review;Winter2010, Vol. 94 Issue 2, p499
Restrictive covenants or non-compete clauses are commonly used in employment contracts to prevent unfair competition. Unfair competition normally takes the form of a former employee soliciting the employer's customers or using confidential information after becoming employed with a competitor of...
- Short-term staff receive more rights. // Contract Journal;10/2/2002, Vol. 415 Issue 6397, p5
Reports on the release of a working regulation in Great Britain which provides fixed-period contract workers the same rights given to permanent employees, effective on October 1, 2002. Impact of the regulation on small- and medium-sized contractors; Objective of the regulation; Reaction of Nick...
- Liberty, Equality, Mediocrity. Krauthammer, Charles // Time;4/17/2006, Vol. 167 Issue 16, p96
This article discusses public protest over labor laws in France. Millions of young people and trade unionists joined in a massive protest over a proposed law that would enable employers to fire workers under the age of 26 within the first two years of their job. These protestors want a...
- Call for fairer play on zero-hours jobs. Perrett, Michelle // Morning Advertiser;8/15/2013, Issue 114, p1
The article reports that Keith Knowles, a head of the pub industry's executives association Perceptions Group, has urged the British government to remove the minimum hour contracts for pub workers in order to endure workers' protection after the statement made by Business Secretary Vince Cable.