labour law

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labour law

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) those areas of law which appertain to the relationship between employers and employees and between employers and trade unions
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5 million hours of care per week looking after loved ones for almost the equivalent of a full 40-hour working week.
In Britain staff have traditionally worked 45 hours in their week 'on' and 40 hours in their week 'off', but McGrath said attempts were being made to bring in a 40-hour working week.
But some will be struggling to budget and to cope on a regime that may give them a 40-hour working week followed by a five-hour week.
The Shoura has rightly reaffirmed its recommendation for a 40-hour working week.
The 96-cover restaurant opens to the public on September 19, with 30 inmates from HMP Cardiff and HMP Precoed, in Usk, Monmouthshire, being paid about 14 pounds for a 40-hour working week.
These included a two-year freeze of CoLA and pay rises, a return to the 40-hour working week as well as suspension of employer contributions to staff provident funds.
Dear Editor, I read about plans for a 40-hour working week for inmates in Birmingham Prison, revealed in the Post on November 24, with great interest.
A 40-hour working week and current wages will be reinstated in 2015.
17 hours for 40-hour working week, 150 hours for 36-hour week, 100 hours for 24-hour week.
The industrial action in support of the 40-hour working week brought Glasgow to a halt and culminated in the Battle of George Square on January 31, which saw the government send in troops and tanks to restore order.