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Craig & Miller: Employment Law in Scotland 3rd ed

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ISBN13: 9780406957313
ISBN: 0406957312
Previous Edition ISBN: 0567005100
Published: December 2002
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

As with the previous editions it is a major aim of this handbook to explain the law of employment as it applies in Scotland and to emphasise the differences both in the law itself and in its interpretation as between Scotland and England. Although there have been many changes to the substantive law since publication of the second edition in 1996, the authors have sought to retain the structure of the first edition by integrating the relevant developments where appropriate.

This edition includes a new section dealing with the European Convention on Human Rights and its impact on employment law practice and procedures. There are expanded sections on health and safety, discrimination, trust and confidence, hours of work and time off, including the new EC Directive on Organisation of Working Time. Maternity, paternity and parental leave rights are dealt with, and there is a new chapter on the Transfer of Undertakings Regulations and the Acquired Rights Directive.

The new Employment Tribunal rules and procedures ACAS; Unfair Dismissal Arbitration procedure; TUPE Regulations and Employment Relations Bill are also discussed.

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Scots Law
Developments in modern labour law. The contract of employment and its constitution. Rights and duties arising during the contract. Termination of the contract. Transfer of undertakings. Redundancy payments. Unfair dismissal. Discrimination in employment. Machinery for employment disputes. The law of collective bargaining. The legal regulation of trade unions. The law of industrial conflict.