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Mead's Unfair Dismissal 5th ed

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ISBN13: 9780752000640
ISBN: 0752000640
Published: November 1994
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

'Those who feel that they can survive in the field of unfair dismissal without this book are taking a chance-and those who take a chance in such a complicated and important area of law, usually come unstuck.' His Honour Judge Timothy Lawrence in the foreword to Mead's Unfair Dismissal This well-established handbook gives you a thorough explanation of the law and practice of unfair dimissal, paying particular attention to case decisions which in this area of employment law are prolific.

The book has been extensively revised and incorporates the major changes introduced by the Trade Union Reform and Employment Rights Act 1993, the Sunday Trading Act 1994 and important case decisions from the UK courts and tribunals and the European Court of Justice. Completely updated, it also contains new material covering shopworkers, maternity rights, assertion of statutory rights, health and safety and a new chapter on time limits: review and appeals. Whether you are acting for employer or employee, this book is clear, concise and readily accessible. It deals comprehensively with all major aspects including:-

  • persons protected against unfair dismissal
  • the qualifying period of employment
  • the reason for dismissal
  • the fairness of dismissal
  • dismissal for sickness or injury
  • dismissal for redundancy
  • dismissal and maternity
  • the transfer of undertakings
  • remedies
  • Provides a full analysis of the law of unfair dismissal as amended by the Trade Union Reform and Employment Rights Act 1993
  • Contains a plethora of case law
  • Deals comprehensively with procedure as well as law

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Employment Law
Persons protected against unfair dismissal;Shopworkers;The qualifying period of employment;Dismissal;The effective date of termination;The reason for dismissal;The fairness of the dismissal;Dismissal for sickness or injury;Dismissal for redundancy;Dismissal for maternity;Dismissal and the trade union member;Dismissal during strikes and lock-outs;Health and safety;Assertion of statutory rights;The transfer of undertakings and the employee;Remedies;Normal working hours and a week's pay;TIme limits: reviews and appeals.