TITLE

Confusing laws swell discrimination cases

AUTHOR(S)
Overell, Stephen
PUB. DATE
July 1997
SOURCE
People Management;07/10/97, Vol. 3 Issue 14, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the impact of equal opportunities law in the United States to employers. Information on employer litigation; Causes of the rise in lawsuits which are similar to those commonly cited in Britain; Number of sessions at the conference devoted to `litigation-busting' measures.
ACCESSION #
9711036719

 

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