TITLE

How HR has weathered the changing legal climate

AUTHOR(S)
Flynn, Gillian
PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
Workforce;Jan1997, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p159
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
Interviews Robert F. Millman, managing partner at the Los Angeles office of Littler, Mendelson, Fastiff, Tichy & Mathiason, on how changes in society affected workplace law over time. Workplace law in the early 1920s; Period after the unionization trend; What changes the Civil Rights Act usher in.
ACCESSION #
9710165282

 

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