Employment Law and Human Rights

Paperback | September 30, 2007

byRobin Allen QC, Anna Beale, Rachel Crasnow

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This new edition of Employment Law and Human Rights brings practitioners up to date with the continuing practical impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 in the employment field. Human rights issues have become increasingly prevalent in employment cases, and significant new equality legislationhas been introduced. A thorough understanding of the area is now vital for the serious employment lawyer. The text considers in detail all aspects of the European Convention of Human Rights in an employment context, with a particular focus on areas which have developed most rapidly in recent years. It looks at the complex regulatory framework surrounding privacy at work, data protection and internetaccess, and the various new surveillance regulations, and considers these in the light of the UK's Convention obligations. It also considers in depth the overlap between the implications of the Human Rights Act and the new equality laws relating to religion and belief, sexual orientation, and age,in addition to issues arising from existing discrimination legislation. The text considers in detail all aspects of the European Convention of Human Rights in an employment context, with a particular focus on areas which have developed most rapidly in recent years. It looks at the complex regulatory framework surrounding privacy at work, data protection and internetaccess, and the various new surveillance regulations, and considers these in the light of the UK's Convention obligations. It also considers in depth the overlap between the implications of the Human Rights Act and the new equality laws relating to religion and belief, sexual orientation, and age,in addition to issues arising from existing discrimination legislation. advisers, Employment Tribunal chairmen, and human resources officers.

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This new edition of Employment Law and Human Rights brings practitioners up to date with the continuing practical impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 in the employment field. Human rights issues have become increasingly prevalent in employment cases, and significant new equality legislationhas been introduced. A thorough understanding ...

Robin Allen QC is a barrister and Head of Cloisters. He has appeared in many of the leading employment, discrimination, and public and human rights cases, including many cases in the House of Lords and European Court of Justice. His clients include individuals, FTSE companies, trade unions, charities, accountancy firms, and each of th...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:572 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.18 inPublished:September 30, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199299633

ISBN - 13:9780199299638

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Structure of the Human Rights Act3. Interpreting Domestic Legislation4. The Duty to give Effect to Convention Rights5. Prohibition of Slavery and Forced Labour6. Scope of Article 6: The Right to a Fair Trial7. Content of Article 6: The Right to a Fair Trial8. Article 8: Respect for Private and Family Life9. Article 9: Freedom of Thought, Conscience and Religion10. Article 10: Freedom of Expression11. Article 11: Freedom of Assembly and Association12. Article 1 of Protocol 1: Peaceful Enjoyment of Property13. Equality and the Concept of Discrimination in Human Rights Law14. Article 14: Prohibition of Discrimination15. The New European Equality LawsAppendices