Employment Law and Human Rights

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The Human Rights Act 1998 is already having a profound effect on the UK legal system. Blackstone's Human Rights Series is a collection of publications providing expert, practical advice for lawyers to meet this challenge, focusing on the implications of the Act in key areas of practice.Employment Law and Human Rights provides a comprehensive guide to the impact of the Human Rights Act on UK employment law.
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Overview


The Human Rights Act 1998 is already having a profound effect on the UK legal system. Blackstone's Human Rights Series is a collection of publications providing expert, practical advice for lawyers to meet this challenge, focusing on the implications of the Act in key areas of practice.Employment Law and Human Rights provides a comprehensive guide to the impact of the Human Rights Act on UK employment law.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199299638
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 10/11/2007
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 550
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Robin Allen QC is a barrister at Cloisters Chambers, specialising in human rights, employment, discrimination and public law. He is a member of the Bar Council and a Recorder. He is a member of the Justice expert panel on the European Union, the executive committee of the Discrimination Law Association, and the Disability Discrimination Representation and Advice Project. Robin was Council representative on the Home Office Human Rights Act Task Force 1999-2001 and Chair of the Employment Law Bar Association from 1997-1999. Rachel Crasnow is a barrister at Cloisters Chambers, specialising in discrimination law and employment law. She is on the panel of Legal Network Television and appears regularly before the EAT under the Employment Law Association Advisory Scheme (ELAAS). Rachel is co-editor of the Educational Law Journal's Case Commentaries

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Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations
Table of Cases
Table of Primary Legislation
Table of Secondary Legislation
Table of International Instruments
1 An Introduction to Human Rights and Employment Law 1
2 The Structure of the Human Rights Act 1998 16
3 Interpreting Domestic Legislation 21
4 The Duty to Give Effect to Convention Rights 30
5 Article 4: Prohibition of Slavery and Forced Labour 42
6 The Scope of Article 6: The Right to a Fair Trial 53
7 The Content of Article 6: The Right to a Fair Trial 68
8 Article 8: Respect for Private and Family Life 96
9 Article 9: Freedom of Thought, Conscience and Religion 128
10 Article 10: Freedom of Expression 156
11 Article 11: Freedom of Assembly and Association 168
12 Article 1 of Protocol 1: Peaceful Enjoyment of Property 180
13 Equality and the Concept of Discrimination in Human Rights Law 191
14 Article 14: Prohibition of Discrimination 211
15 The New European Equality Laws 232
App. 1 Human Rights Act 1998 249
App. 2 European Convention on Human Rights 278
App. 3 Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union 306
App. 4 Council Directive 2000/43/EC - The Race Directive 318
App. 5 Council Directive 2000/78/EC - The Framework Directive 328
App. 6 The Telecommunications (Lawful Business Practice) (Interception of Communications) Regulations 2000 341
App. 7: Pro forma letter to the European Court of Human Rights 344
Index 347
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