A Practical Approach to Employment Law

Paperback | February 5, 2017

byJohn Bowers

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Employment law has undergone a great deal of change over the past few years; most significantly the enactment of the Equality Act 2010 and the case law that has emerged as a result have irrevocably altered the legal landscape in relation to discrimination in the workplace. These developmentshave been fully explored in this new edition of A Practical Approach to Employment Law. Now in its ninth edition, this book provides a comprehensive and systematic exploration of the principles and practice of employment law. It is structured to meet the requirements of the lawyer who needs to find practical solutions to practical problems. It provides a clear guide to all aspects ofindividual and collective employment law as it actually works today. Key developments in this new edition include: extensive coverage of new rules and legislation such as the Equality Act 2010, the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013, the Growth and Infrastructure Act 2013, the Trade Union Act 2016, and the new Employment Tribunal rules; as well as fullconsideration of relevant case law. The A Practical Approach series is the perfect partner for practice work. Each title focuses on one field of the law, providing a comprehensive overview of the subject together with clear, practical advice and tips on issues likely to arise in practice. The books are also an excellent resource forthose new to the law, where the expert overview and clear layout promote clarity and ease of understanding.

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Employment law has undergone a great deal of change over the past few years; most significantly the enactment of the Equality Act 2010 and the case law that has emerged as a result have irrevocably altered the legal landscape in relation to discrimination in the workplace. These developmentshave been fully explored in this new edition ...

John Bowers QC is a leading barrister, co-head of Littleton Chambers, and Principal of Brasenose College, Oxford. He specializes in employment law, discrimination, pensions, and judicial review. He also practises in the human rights field, and has on several occasions appeared in the European Court of Human Rights. He is a Deputy High ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:608 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.01 inPublished:February 5, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198766548

ISBN - 13:9780198766544

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Table of Contents

1. Brief History2. The Status of Employee3. The Individual Contract of Employment and its Sources4. Rights and Obligations of Employer and Employee5. Statutory Regulation of Wages and Hours6. The Duty of Fidelity and Restraint of Trade Clauses7. Equal Pay8. Discrimination: Sex, Race, Disability9. Age Discrimination10. Other Discrimination: Part Time, Fixed Term; Religion or Belief; Sexual Orientation11. Maternity, Paternity, and Domestic Care Rights, and Flexible Working12. Continuity of Employment13. The Scope of Statutory Protection: Unfair Dismissal and Redundancy14. Termination of Contract and Wrongful Dismissal15. Unfair Dismissal16. Public Interest Disclosures17. Redundancy Payments18. Redundancy Consultation19. Transfer of Undertakings20. Trade Unions21. The Union and its Members22. Collective Bargaining and Trade Union Recognition23. Protection of Trade Union and Cognate Activities24. Strikes and Other Industrial Action25. Picketing26. Human Rights

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"The author is a barrister of considerable repute with extensive experience of both advising on employment law issues and advocacy in various forms. It provides a clear guide to all aspects of individual and collective employment law in practice today...This book is a comprehensive review ofemployment law and contains various illustrations of unreported decisions which the author is able to bring to the reader's attention as a result of his time spent in various tribunals." --Michael Grisenthwaite (Fidelity International, London), International Company and Commercial Law Review