COALITION plans to overhaul employment law, including cutting compensation for unfair dismissals, would allow bosses to "exploit, bully and discriminate against their workforce", union leaders have warned.
COALITION plans to overhaul employment law, including cutting compensation for unfair dismissals, would allow bosses to \"exploit, bully and discriminate against their workforce\", union leaders have warned.
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MICHAEL SETTLE UK POLITICAL EDITOR
In contrast, business leaders welcomed them as a means of reducing the fear of small firms taking on staff only to be later taken to an industrial tribunal.
Business Secretary Vince Cable said contentious US-style "fire at will" proposals had been dropped but explained how companies would receive stronger legal protections to pay off under-performing staff.
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