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Employment Law: An Introduction 5th ed


ISBN13: 9780198806752
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780198705390
Published: April 2019
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £41.99



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Written with human resources and business students in mind, and suitable for those on CIPD courses, Taylor and Emir provide a complete and practical introduction to legal issues in the workplace. Conversational and contextual in style, the authors guide students through this technical subject area by explaining the law in uncomplicated language and using supportive examples.

Activities are interspersed throughout the text, presenting readers with realistic problems, enabling them to see the law at work and consider how the legal rules might apply. Regular 'Exhibit' boxes present significant case examples and academic debates helping students digest the salient principles.

A unique part on law in action introduced students to the employment tribunal procedure and walks them through how to prepare and present a case equipping them with practical skills for beyond their studies.

Online Resources

Further resources are provided online including self-test questions with instant feedback and lecturer access to additional case studies and questions to support your teaching.

Subjects:
Employment Law
Contents:
Part I: Foundations
1: The rise of employment law
2: Sources of employment law and institutions
3: Barriers to employment rights

Part II: The Contract of Employment
4: Unfair dismissal - reasons and remedies
5: Unfair dismissal - reasonableness
6: Redundancy
7: Contractual employment rights
8: Implied terms
9: Wrongful and constructive dismissal

Part III: Discrimination Law
10: Introducing discrimination law
11: The Equality Act 2010: key concepts
12: Age discrimination
13: Disability discrimination
14: Race discrimination
15: Religious discrimination
16: Sex - discrimination
17: Sex - related characteristics (gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation)
18: Equal pay
19: Atypical workers

Part IV: Employment Policy and Practice
20: Family-friendly statutes
21: Wages and benefits
22: Privacy and confidentiality
23: TUPE

Part V: Health and Safety
24: Health and safety - the criminal law
25: Health and safety - the civil law
26: Working time

Part VI: Collective Employment Law
27: Freedom of association
28: Consultation and bargaining
29: Industrial action

Part VII: Employment Law in Action
30: Employment tribunal procedure
31: Preparing and presenting a case