TITLE

Free legal services to fight disability cases

AUTHOR(S)
Overell, Stephen
PUB. DATE
December 1996
SOURCE
People Management;12/5/1996, Vol. 2 Issue 24, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Britain's top lawyers who are waiving their fees to help disabled people enforce the Disability Discrimination Act. Advantage of the move for the disabled people; Key failure of the Disability Discrimination Act; Reaction of the leading employer's group in the field of disability to the act.
ACCESSION #
9710221681

 

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