The Employment Contract: Legal Principles, Drafting, and Interpretation

Hardcover | February 17, 2005

byDouglas Brodie

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The Employment Contract: Legal Principles, Drafting, and Interpretation provides a detailed analysis of the content of the employment contract. It explains the way in which the general principles of contract law operate in respect of the employment contract, discusses the significance ofimplied terms in interpreting the employment contract, and includes guidance on the drafting of effective employment contracts. Offering a balance between a reliable guide to the current law and an analysis of how the employment contract might develop, the book will be of equal interest to thepractitioner and the academic.

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The Employment Contract: Legal Principles, Drafting, and Interpretation provides a detailed analysis of the content of the employment contract. It explains the way in which the general principles of contract law operate in respect of the employment contract, discusses the significance ofimplied terms in interpreting the employment cont...

Dr Douglas Brodie is currently Reader in Law at Edinburgh University, and his main research areas are in the area of labour law, including employment contracts, collective agreements, strike law, and the history of labour law in the United Kingdom. Dr Brodie also works as a consultant to a leading Edinburgh law firm: Simpson and Marwi...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.78 inPublished:February 17, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199269661

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Table of Contents

1. Identifying the Contract of Employment2. Continuity of Employment: The Common Law3. Formation of the Contract4. Implied Terms5. Mutual Trust and Confidence6. The Right to Wages7. The Duty of Fidelity8. Restrictive Covenants9. Custom and Practice10. Collective Agreements and Employment Contracts11. Interpretation of Employment Contracts12. Analysis Applied: Drafting of Employment Contracts13. Variation of the Employment Contract

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`This book offers useful information for practical as well as academic purposes.'Initiative, Issue No.3/5