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Employment Law 6th ed

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Chris CarrDean, Faculty of Cultural, Legal and Social Studies, University of Central Lancashire, Peter KayPrincipal Lecturer in Law, School of Law, University of Central Lancashire

ISBN13: 9780712108577
ISBN: 0712108572
Published: January 1994
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Format: paperback (C format)
Price: Out of print

This is a guide to the contract between employer and employee, the legal relationship between those parties and the legal problems arising from the contract. This edition contains chapters on the impact of EC membership and new legislation in employment law.;It is aimed IPM students and students of personnel management and at HNC/D students and those taking an employment law option of a business studies degree.

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Administration of Employment Law: Introduction The voluntary procedures/ Industrial tribunals/Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) / Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) / Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) I Certification Officer (CO) / Commissioner for the rights of trade union members / Secretary of State for Employment The ordinary courts / European Court of Justice I Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) / Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) / Health and Safety Commission (HSC) / Health and Safety Executive (HSE) / Impact of European Community Membership / The Contract of Employment (1): Formation / Definition of the contract / Form of the contract / Vicarious liability / Selection of employees / Continuous employment / 'Me Contract of Employment (2): Special Problems / Directors and partners Apprentices / Public sector employees Minors Temporary employees / Probationary employees / Employees in fixed term contracts / Government training schemes / Persons over retiring age / 'Me Contract of Employment (3): Terms of the Contract / Introduction / Minimum statutory standards / Express statements of the parties / Collective agreements / Custom / The Contract of Employment (4): Implied Duties of Employees / General considerations / To be ready and willing to work / To use reasonable care and skill / To obey lawful orders / To take care of employer's property / To act in good faith I Covenants in restraint of trade / Patent The Contract of Employment (5): Duties of the Employer / Introduction / To pay remuneration / Sick pay / To treat employees with trust and confidence Holidays / Hours of work / Time off work / To indemnify employees / To provide references / Statutory Regulation of Remuneration / Wages Act 1986 / Wages Councils / Guarantee payments / Suspension fro work on medical grounds / Maternity pay and leave / Itemised pay statements / Insolvency of employer / Rights of Employees Regarding Trade Unions / Introduction / Right to be a member / Right not to be a member / Right to take part in trade union activities / Time off work for trade union duties and activities / Discrimination in Employment / Introduction / Equal pay / Sex Discrimination Act 1975 / Race Relations Act 1976 / Termination of Employment (1): Methods / Dismissal with notice Summary dismissal / Employee leaving / Termination by agreement / Termination by frustration / Termination of Employment (2): Consequences / Action for wrongful dismissal / Damages against employee / Specific performance / Injunction / Declaration / Written statement of reasons for dismissal / Suspension / Unfair Dismissal / Introduction / Dismissal / When is dismissal unfair? Reasons for dismissal / Dismissal for trade union reasons / Other reasons for dismissal Procedure Remedies The Law of Redundancy Introduction Dismissal / Redundancy / Voluntary redundancies / Alternative offers / Claiming a payment / Procedures for handling redundancies / Time off work / The Law