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Cases and Materials on Employment Law

Cases and Materials on Employment Law

3rd Edition

Sep 2008, Paperback, 744 pages
ISBN13: 9780582472754
ISBN10: 058247275X
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This casebook collects the most important decisions and other materials in employment law together. Designed to be used in conjunction with any employment law textbook, it contains extracts from over 200 British and EC cases, together with British and European legislative provisions and excerpts from Reports, Command Papers and other sources.

Table of cases
Table of legislation

1. Introduction

2. Equality law
3. Employment status
4. The contract of employment
5. Collective bargaining
6. Statutory employment protection rights
7. Equal pay
8. Discipline and dismissal

9. Redundancy and transfers of undertakings

10. Freedom of association
11. Trade unions and their members
12. Industrial action I
13. Industrial action II

  • Focuses on legal change in terms of case law and statute law
  • Extracts followed by authorís commentary, which links, critically discusses and sets in context the various extracts
  • Presents a wide range of materials to provide a balanced view of employment law in its social and political context

Expert Reviews

'Cases and Materials on Employment Law is, however, an excellent text: the materials are superbly selected and are wonderfully woven into the comments and notes. Pitt also draws on her considerable expertise of employment law by posing a number of interesting and thought-provoking questions throughout the text.'
Student Law Journal

'For many students (and practitioners!), Cases and Materials on Employment Law is an indispensible guide to the most important primary materials on this fast moving and engaging area of law. It is well written and provides excellent value for money.'
Student Law Journal

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