Global HR

T&G claims Jersey staff face worst employment laws in Western world

8 Nov 2004

Jersey workers face the worst employment laws in the Western world, according to the Transport and General Workers Union (T&G).Today...

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Europe gives green light to Oracle acquisition of PeopleSoft

27 Oct 2004

The European Commission has followed the lead of authorities in the US in clearing the way for Oracle's acquisition of HR software provider PeopleSoft

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Levelling the playing field for over-50s in Europe

26 Oct 2004

A Europe-wide project is aiming to improve the understanding and opportunities for the 50-plus workforce. DeeDee Doke reportsOlder working women...

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The human factor in Sudan

21 Sep 2004

Working for HR in the voluntary sector can often seem a humdrum existence. But when Katherine Galliano was sent to...

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France admits that short week just isn’t working

25 May 2004

The 35-hour working week has been a financial disaster in France, according
to the French Government.
It claims the compulsory...

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The world in their hands

4 May 2004

What challenges do global HR professionalsface in theirday-to-day roles? Meet two women and two men who head up their organisations’...

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Luxembourg workers net the biggest slice of pay

23 Feb 2004

Workers
from Luxembourg, France and Spain earn the highest net salaries in Europe,
according to a new survey.
The
report,...

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35-hour week has increased the quality of life in France

29 Aug 2001

More than half of the staff that have switched to a 35-hour
week in France believe it has improved their...

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France takes tough line on bias acts

26 Dec 2000

While unlawful discrimination in the UK workplace may result in significant awards of compensation for the employee, in France employers...

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France takes tough line on bias acts

26 Sep 2000

While unlawful discrimination in the UK workplace may result in significant awards of compensation for the employee, in France employers...

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Jobless total falls below 11 per cent in France

11 Jan 2000

• Unemployment has dipped once more in France, and is now just below 11 per
cent of the working population,...

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