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Vol 23 No 5 May/June 2018

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Family Rights at Work: A Guide to Employment Law

ISBN13: 9781846611964
Published: February 2012
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £120.00

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This practical book explains the family rights of employees, and the problems employers can face in accommodating them. Going beyond just maternity issues, it also covers adoption rights, part time and flexible working, parental leave rights, discrimination.

Providing clear analysis of the case-law surrounding the highly regulated framework governing the rights of working parents, it gives guidance on applying rules and regulations in practice.

With its problem solving approach, Family Rights in Work will help all employment and in-house lawyers, HR departments and local government lawyers with tackling the issues they face.

Employment Law, Family Law
Introduction to the Government's and European approaches to "Family Friendly" working
General points about HR management in a highly regulated framework
Sources of law
Pregnancy related rights
Rights to time off pre-maternity leave
Health and safety at work during pregnancy
Maternity leave
How and when it must be taken
Extended maternity leave rights
The rights to return
Maintaining the contract of employment during the period of leave
Practical policy related matters concerned with appraisals setting pay levels, job allocation
Legal consequences of managing the impact on the business during the maternity leave
Best practice
Adoption rights
Statutory Maternity Pay and Allowances
Part time and flexible working
The nature of the rights to ask for part-time and flexible working
Job sharing, the problems and benefits from a legal HR perspective
Rights of part-time workers
Avoiding discrimination and considering justification for different treatments of part-time workers
Parental leave rights
Sex discrimination
What it is and how to avoid it
Other kinds of discrimination [sexual orientation, caring responsibilities]
Positive Action
Getting help;

Series: Jordan Publishing Employment Law

Costs in Employment Tribunals 2nd ed ISBN 9781846618390
Published October 2014
LexisNexis Butterworths
Jordan Publishing Employment Law Precedents ISBN 9781846611032
Published March 2009
LexisNexis Butterworths
Out of print
Equal Pay: Law and Practice ISBN 9781846610882
Published February 2009
LexisNexis Butterworths
The Manual of Employment Appeals ISBN 9781846610905
Published October 2008
LexisNexis Butterworths
Out of print
Publication Abandoned