Employment Law

Paperback | July 24, 2010

byCollins, Hugh

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This updated edition offers a fresh approach to the law governing employment relations, emphasising the contemporary policy themes of social inclusion, competitiveness, and the rights of citizenship in the workplace. It acts as a succinct and accessible overview for those new to the subject aswell as an excellent summary for students. Employment Law covers all the main areas of the subject including contracts of employment, anti-discrimination law, trade unions, industrial action, and human rights in the workplace. It also discusses how UK law, under the influence of EU law and international protection of human rights, has beentransformed for the twenty-first century by pursuing new goals such as helping to achieve a better balance between work and life, to improve the competitiveness of business through partnership institutions, and to provide superior protection for the basic rights of employees in the workplace.Offering frequent comparisons with the law of other countries, including the United States, the book also discusses the effectiveness of employment regulation as well as examining the different national and transnational methods available.

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This updated edition offers a fresh approach to the law governing employment relations, emphasising the contemporary policy themes of social inclusion, competitiveness, and the rights of citizenship in the workplace. It acts as a succinct and accessible overview for those new to the subject aswell as an excellent summary for students. ...

Professor Hugh Collins studied law at Oxford University and Harvard Law School. He taught law at Brasenose College, Oxford, before moving in 1991 to the London School of Economics to the chair in English Law. He has previous books include the first edition of this title, Regulating Contracts (OUP, 1999), Labour Law: Texts and Materi...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 5.31 × 0.01 inPublished:July 24, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199566550

ISBN - 13:9780199566556

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Part I: Aims and Techniques of Employment Law1. 'Labour is not a Commodity'2. Regulating the WorkplacePart II: Social Inclusion3. Opportunity and Discrimination4. Work and LifePart III: Competitiveness5. Co-operation6. Partnership7. Competition and Industrial Action8. Discipline and Dismissal9. Economic SecurityPart IV: Citizenship10. Civil Liberties at Work11. Social Rights12. Shelf-life