Employment Law: an introduction

Paperback | May 23, 2015

byStephen Taylor, Astra Emir

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Employment Law 4e is the most complete and accessible introduction to the subject, suitable for students from a variety of backgrounds including HRM and business management. The expert author team combine a wealth of knowledge in teaching, examining, and practising employment law to ensure thereader has a firm understanding of legal principles, in both an academic and professional context.Case exhibits in every chapter illustrate employment law in action, whilst activities test the reader's understanding of the law and its application in the real-world. Together, they enable students to effectively develop their knowledge of current legislation and maximize their learning.In addition, a dedicated chapter on preparing and presenting a case gives the reader a unique opportunity to demonstrate their understanding using a fictional scenario, through which they can gain a greater insight into the challenges faced by those required to prepare and deliver a case before anemployment tribunal.As a result, Employment Law 4e is an essential textbook for students seeking to develop their academic and professional skills, as well as foster their understanding of a subject that directly affects business managers and their employees.Online Resource CentreThis book is supported by an integrated Online Resource Centre. For students: * Test your understanding and receive instant feedback with our range of multiple choice questions.* Source relevant and reliable further reading using our publications briefing resource.* Keep informed of changes to the law with our regular updates from the authors.For registered lecturers:* Access additional case studies and questions to support your teaching.

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Employment Law 4e is the most complete and accessible introduction to the subject, suitable for students from a variety of backgrounds including HRM and business management. The expert author team combine a wealth of knowledge in teaching, examining, and practising employment law to ensure thereader has a firm understanding of legal pr...

Stephen Taylor is CIPD Chief Examiner and Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management at the University of Exeter Business School. Astra Emir is a Barrister specialising mainly in employment, transport, and regulatory law and is the author of Selwyn's Law of Employment. She was called to the Bar in 1992.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:664 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 1.2 inPublished:May 23, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198705395

ISBN - 13:9780198705390

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Table of Contents

Part One - Foundations1. The rise of employment law2. Sources of employment law and institutions3. Barriers to employment rightsPart Two - The contract of employment4. Unfair dismissal-reasons and remedies5. Unfair dismissal-reasonableness6. Redundancy7. Contractual employment rights8. Implied terms9. Wrongful and constructive dismissalPart Three - Discrimination law10. Introducing discrimination law11. The Equality Act 2010: key concepts12. Age discrimination13. Disability discrimination14. Race discrimination15. Religious discrimination16. Sex discrimination17. Sex-related characteristics (gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation)18. Equal pay19. Atypical workersPart Four - Employment policy and practice20. Family-friendly statutes21. Wages and benefits22. Privacy and confidentiality23. TUPEPart Five - Health and safety24. Part five - Health and safety25. Health and safety-the civil law26. Working timePart Six - Collective employment law27. Freedom of association28. Consultation and bargaining29. Industrial actionPart Seven - Employment law in action30. Employment tribunal procedure31. Preparing and presenting a case

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"Taylor and Emir is clear and easily accessible, with good connections to cases and practical examples. It has strong links with the actual learning needs and outcomes of employment law modules, including those for non-legal specialists." --Paul Leonard, Senior Lecturer, Newcastle Business School