Corporate responsibility for industrial incidents
Corporate responsibility for industrial incidents

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Corporate responsibility for industrial incidents

2.2 Development of employment law and employers' liability

The rigor and potential harshness of laissez-faire can be seen in the early development of employment law, with its emphasis on the obedience of the ‘servant’ to the orders of the ‘master’ and the absence of job security for the servant. The assumption is that the worker can choose to leave and find another job if he or she wishes.

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