Labour Law / Edition 2

Labour Law / Edition 2

by Hugh Collins, Keith Ewing, Aileen McColgan
     
 

ISBN-10: 1841133620

ISBN-13: 9781841133621

Pub. Date: 10/01/2005

Publisher: Hart Publishing (UK)

The second edition of this book examines the law relating to employment, industrial relations, and labor market regulation in the UK, including relevant dimensions of EC law and policy. The text introduces selected extracts from cases, statutes, reports, official statistics, and academic commentary and analysis, and the whole is designed to provide all the materials

Overview

The second edition of this book examines the law relating to employment, industrial relations, and labor market regulation in the UK, including relevant dimensions of EC law and policy. The text introduces selected extracts from cases, statutes, reports, official statistics, and academic commentary and analysis, and the whole is designed to provide all the materials needed for courses in labor law or employment law. The text emphasizes recent developments including the expansion of legal regulation, new forms of work, the integration of labor law with broader policies aimed at the enhancement of competitiveness and the prevention of social exclusion, equal opportunities and the protection of rights in the workplace, and new mechanisms for worker participation in decisions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841133621
Publisher:
Hart Publishing (UK)
Publication date:
10/01/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1168
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 2.28(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction: 1. Nature and sources of labour law; 2. Globalisation and labour law; Part II. The Contract of Employment: 3. Terms of the contract of employment; 4. Authority and implied obligations; 5. Flexibility and precarious work; 6. The personal scope of labour law; Part III. Statutory Regulation of the Employment Relationship: 7. Wages; 8. Working time; 9. Equality; 10. Work/life balance; 11. Civil liberties at work; Part IV. Collective Labour Rights: 12. Freedom of association and the right to organise; 13. Freedom of association and trade union autonomy; 14. The right to bargain collectively; 15. The right to be informed and consulted; 16. Collective action and the right to strike; 17. Liability for collective action; Part V. Termination of Employment: 18. Wrongful dismissal; 19. Unfair dismissal; 20. Economic dismissal.

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