Smith and Wood's Employment Law by Ian SmithSmith and Wood's Employment Law by Ian Smith

Smith and Wood's Employment Law

byIan Smith, Aaron Baker, Owen Warnock

Paperback | May 20, 2017

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Known for its detailed and authoritative approach, the authors of Smith and Wood's Employment Law provide a comprehensive, yet accessible guide to employment law.Clear accounts of essential case law and legislation are complemented by insightful commentary and critique to direct preparation for classes and assessments. The topics are carefully explained in their social and historical context, providing readers with an awareness of the fast-paced developmentof employment law and offering perceptive analysis of its future direction.Chapter overviews give students a sense of what they can expect to learn as they read each section while a "Review and Final Thoughts" feature concludes each chapter by emphasizing the key issues as well as highlighting areas of development and technical difficulty which may need further attentionby students. Full references to further reading are provided throughout the book to help guide additional research, and helpful web links can be accessed via the Online Resource Centre which accompanies this book. Multiple choice questions with instant feedback give students the opportunity to test theirunderstanding of the themes.
Ian Smith is a Barrister, former Clifford Chance Professor of Employment Law at the University of East Anglia and a former ACAS arbitrator. He is also General Editor of the practitioner text, Harvey on Industrial Relations and Employment Law (Lexis Nexis). Aaron Baker is Reader in Law at Durham University and has extensive experience a...
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Title:Smith and Wood's Employment LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:920 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0 inPublished:May 20, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198793243

ISBN - 13:9780198793243

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Contracts of employment (1): status, formation, continuity, and change3. Contracts of employment (2): content and wages4. Discrimination in employment5. The regulation of terms and conditions at work6. Termination of the employment contract at common law7. Unfair dismissal8. Redundancy, reorganization, and transfers of undertakings9. Collective labour law10. Industrial action

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"Reader friendly and intellectually stimulating." --Dr Oxana Golynker, Lecturer, University of Leicester