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Employment Law in Context: Text and Materials 2nd ed


ISBN13: 9780198748335
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199644889
Published: June 2016
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £36.99



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Employment Law in Context combines extracts from leading cases and articles with insightful and sophisticated author commentary to provide the reader with a full, critical understanding of employment law.

As well as providing a thorough grounding in individual labour law, and drawing attention to key and current areas of debate, this title offers the reader detailed analysis of the social, economic, political, and historical context in which employment law operates.

An innovative running case study contextualizes employment law and demonstrates its practical applications by following the life-cycle of a company from incorporation, through expansion, to liquidation. Reflection points and examples encourage the development of critical thinking skills and students' ability to view the issues practically.

The text is supported by an Online Resource Centre hosting:

  • four supplementary chapters on collective employment law to facilitate a broader understanding of the subject
  • additional reading lists to accompany topics signposted in each chapter and annotated web links to key online resources to direct further research
  • a flashcard glossary helps students test their understanding of terms highlighted and defined in the book
  • twice-yearly updates to the law are provided by the author to keep students abreast of the latest developments
  • PowerPoint slides and figures from the book are available to lecturers

Subjects:
Employment Law
Contents:
Part 1: Introduction and Sources and Institutions of Employment Law
1: Introduction to employment law
2: Sources and institutions of employment law

Part 2: The Constitution of Employment and Personal Work Contracts
3: The employment relationship and the contract of employment
4: Alternative personal work contracts and relations

Part 3: The Content of the Personal Employment Contract
5: The nature and content of the personal employment contract
6: The implied terms of the personal employment contract
7: The variation, suspension, and future of the personal employment contract

Part 4: Statutory Employment Rights
8: Pay and working time
9: Work-life balance

Part 5: Equality Law
10: Introduction to employment equality law
11: The protected characteristics
12: Disability discrimination
13: Part-time and fixed-time work
14: Equal pay law

Part 6: Common Law and Statutory Regulation of Dismissals
15: Wrongful dismissal
16: Introduction to unfair dismissal and substantive fairness
17: Procedural fairness and remedies
18: Redundancy

Part 7: Business Reorganizations, Consultation and Insolvency
19: Transfer of undertakings

Online Chapters: Collective Labour Law
Web chapter A: Information, consultation, participation and insolvency
Web chapter B: Introduction to trade unions, status, listing and independence and members' rights and protection
Web chapter C: Recognition of trade unions, collective bargaining and industrial democracy
Web chapter D: Industrial action and statutory immunities