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casual work

Overview page. Subjects: Human Resource Management — Law.

Is employment that is offered on a short-term basis, for a fixed period of time or until a particular task has been completed. Sometimes the term is used to refer to work that is paid on a...

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Certification Officer

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Human Resource Management.

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The Certification Officer (in the UK) was created by the Employment Protection Act in February 1976 to certify and regulate the internal activities of independent trade unions...

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Charter of Fundamental Rights

Overview page. Subjects: Human Resource Management — Law.

The Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union brings together the principles of the European Convention on Human Rights, the European Social Charter, and Community law as they...

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check-off

Overview page. Subjects: Human Resource Management — Law.

N.

A system whereby an employer deducts union membership fees from a member's wages during the calculation of those wages and pays them over to the union. Such deductions are...

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collective agreement

Overview page. Subjects: Human Resource Management — Law.

A written or oral agreement between an employer and trade union that is the product of collective bargaining and allows for the joint regulation of the employment relationship. Collective...

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collective bargaining

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Human Resource Management.

Bargaining between employers and employees over wages, terms of employment, etc., when the employees are represented by a trade union or some other collective body.

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comparator

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Human Resource Management.

Part of the test under some discrimination legislation for determining whether direct discrimination has taken place. The question posed is whether an individual has been treated...

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confederation

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Human Resource Management.

N.

A formal association of states loosely bound by a treaty, in many cases one establishing a central governing mechanism with specified powers over member states but not directly...

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direct discrimination

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Human Resource Management.

Practices, intentional or unintentional, that result in individuals receiving less favourable treatment in similar circumstances, due to their sex, marital status, pregnancy, family...

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employment law

Overview page. Subjects: Human Resource Management — Law.

The area of law dealing with rights and duties of employers and employees. It consists of those areas of labour law which concern individual rights and obligations under the employment ...

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