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Employment Law: A Student Guide

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ISBN13: 9780414014503
ISBN: 0414014502
Published: October 2001
Publisher: W. Green
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Employment Law: A Student Guide provides the ideal tool for all students preparing for questioning on employment law as it operates in Scotland. The guide includes text and extracts from cases and statutes and deals with the ever-changing nature of employment relationships and the contractual terms and main statutory provisions affecting the employment relationship.

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Introduction to contract and employment law - The indicia of the contract of employment - Distinguishing ''employees'' from the ''workers'' and ''independent contractors'' - Types of employment - Formation of the contract of employment - The statutory written statement - Collective agreements - Express and implied incorporation of collective agreements - Trade union, arbitration and customs - Express and implied terms - Fidelity and restrictive convenants; rendering employment support, trust and confidence - Employee's safety, mobility clauses, hours of work and statutory leave - Maternity rights - Wages and their protection - Termination of the contract - Wrongful dismissal - Reasons for dismissal and pre-dismissal procedures - Remedies for unfair dismissal - Transfer of undertakings regulations - Equal pay - Discrimination - sexual and racial. Disability discrimination - European Convention on Human Rights - impact on employment law.