Legislation and workers

  • Yvonne Locker
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Abstract

By the end of this chapter you should be able to explain:
  • that there are a number of Acts in force relating to employment

  • the effect of European directives and regulations on UK law

  • the role of industrial tribunals

  • the reason for contracts of employment

  • the complexity of the law and trade unions

  • the implications for employers and employees as a result of health and safety legislation

  • the need to include new technology in current health and safety legislation

  • the rights of non-smokers at work

  • the purpose of the Data Protection Act.

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© Yvonne Locker 1994

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