EU Employment Law

Paperback | September 9, 2012

byCatherine Barnard

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This new edition of EU Employment Law provides a complete revision and update of the leading English language text in the field. The coverage in the new edition has been expanded with material on all the latest developments, incorporating the changes made by the Lisbon Treaty; the EU2020strategy; the Charter of Fundamental Rights; the "Article 19 Directives"; the Temporary Agency Work Directive; the revisions to the existing including the Directives on Parental Leave and European Works Council; and the new Social Security Regulations 883/2004. It also analyses the ever-expandingbody of employment case law, including the momentous decisions in Viking, Laval, Rueffert, and Commission v Luxembourg.The book begins with an examination of the development of EU employment law focusing on the shift from employment law to employment policy. The text then studies rule-making in the field of employment law, considering both the traditional routes to legislation and governance techniques such as theOpen Method of Coordination. The final chapters look closely at the substantive area of employment law, examining the free movement of persons, equal treatment, health and safety and working conditions, the restructuring of enterprises, worker participation, and collective action. Throughout, thebook addresses the fundamental question as to the purpose of EU employment law: is it primarily economic, or social, or both?

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This new edition of EU Employment Law provides a complete revision and update of the leading English language text in the field. The coverage in the new edition has been expanded with material on all the latest developments, incorporating the changes made by the Lisbon Treaty; the EU2020strategy; the Charter of Fundamental Rights; the ...

Catherine Barnard is Professor of European Union Law and Jean Monnet Chair of EU Law at the University of Cambridge. She is also a Fellow of Trinity College. She specializes in European Union Law, labour and discrimination law, and competition law, and has written a number of books including The Substantive Law of the EU: The Four Free...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:725 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.01 inPublished:September 9, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199692920

ISBN - 13:9780199692927

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Part One: Introduction1. The Evolution of EU "Social" Policy2. Law-making in the Field of Social Policy3. The Employment Title and the Lisbon StrategyPart Two: Migrant Workers4. Free Movement of (Economically Active) Persons and the Limitations on Free MovementPart Three: Equality Law5. Equality Law: An Introduction6. Equal Pay7. Equal Treatment8. Family Friendly Policies9. Equal Treatment in Respect of Social Security and PensionsPart Four: Health and Safety and Working Conditions10. Health and Safety11. Working ConditionsPart Five: Employee Rights on Restructuring Enterprises12. Transfers of Undertakings13. Collective Redundancies and Employees' Rights on the Employer's InsolvencyPart Six: Collective Labour Law14. Worker Involvement in Decision-Making15. Freedom of Association, Collective Bargaining, and Collective Action