A Practical Approach to Employment Law

Paperback | October 24, 2009

byJohn Bowers QC

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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 resourcefor those new to the law, where the expert overview and clear layout promote clarity and ease of understanding.Now in its eighth edition, A Practical Approach to Employment Law continues to provide a comprehensive and systematic guide to the principles and practice of employment law. Containing coverage of all recent cases as well as important developments since the publication of the previous edition in2005 such as the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 and the Employment Act 2008, this new edition provides a valuable introduction for professionals and students alike.

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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 resourcefor those new to the law, where the expert ...

John Bowers QC is a leading employment law barrister at Littleton Chambers and a Recorder on the Midlands Circuit. He is a former employment tribunal judge and a former chairman of the Employment Law Bar Association. An experienced university lecturer and teacher, he is an honorary Professor of Law at the University of Hull.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:704 pagesPublished:October 24, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199570620

ISBN - 13:9780199570621

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Table of Contents

1. 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. Sex and Race Discrimination9. Disability Discrimination10. Age Discrimination11. Other Discrimination Provisions: Part-time and Fixed Term Workers, Religion or Belief and Sexual Orientation12. Maternity, Parental and Domestic Care Rights, and Flexible Working13. Continuity of Employment14. The Scope of Statutory Protection: Unfair Dismissal and Redundancy15. Termination of Contract and Wrongful Dismissal16. Unfair Dismissal17. Public Interest Disclosures, Dismissal and Detriment Claims18. Redundancy Payments19. Consultation about Redundancy20. Transfers of Undertakings21. Trade Unions and Collective Bargaining22. Protection of Trade Union and Cognate Activities23. Strikes and Other Industrial Action24. Picketing and Public Order25. Employment Law and 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 February 2006