Employment Law in Context

  • Filename: employment-law-in-context.
  • ISBN: 9780199644889
  • Release Date: 2014
  • Number of pages: 885
  • Author: David Cabrelli
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Employment Law in Context combines extracts from leading cases and articles with insightful and sophisticated author commentary to provide the reader with a full critical understanding of employment law. As well as providing a thorough grounding in individual labour law, this title offers the reader detailed analysis of the social, economic, political, and historical context in which employment law operates, drawing attention to key and current areas of debate. An innovative running case study contextualises employment law and demonstrates its practical applications by following the life-cycle of a company from incorporation, through expansion, to liquidation. Numerous reflection points and further reading suggestions are woven throughout the text to support the development of critical thinking skills. This book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, offering the following features for students: - three additional chapters on collective labour law - twice-yearly updates to changes in cases and legislation - annotated web links to key online resources - flashcard glossary - author video podcast The following features are available to lecturers: - PowerPoint slides - figures from the book

Employment Law in Context

  • Filename: employment-law-in-context.
  • ISBN: 1408270471
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 569
  • Author: Brian Willey
  • Publisher: Longman

This textbook is aimed at helping those with day-to-day responsibilities for employee relations and human resource management to manage within the law.

Labour Law

  • Filename: labour-law.
  • ISBN: 9781107027824
  • Release Date: 2012-09-27
  • Number of pages: 923
  • Author: Hugh Collins
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Written by the UK's foremost employment lawyers, this textbook is both comprehensive and engaging with detailed commentary and integrated materials.

European Labour Law

  • Filename: european-labour-law.
  • ISBN: 9780521613507
  • Release Date: 2009-07-09
  • Number of pages: 752
  • Author: Brian Bercusson
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This extensively updated second edition explores how individual European labour law systems combine to produce a distinctly European transnational system.

Smith Wood s Employment Law

  • Filename: smith-wood-s-employment-law.
  • ISBN: 9780199664191
  • Release Date: 2013-05-30
  • Number of pages: 793
  • Author: Ian Smith
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

Reliably updated by Ian Smith and Aaron Baker, the 11th edition of this popular text maintains its reputation for comprehensive yet accessible coverage of the essential employment law topics, presenting students with a reader-friendly yet thorough guide to this fast-moving subject.

East Asian Labor and Employment Law

  • Filename: east-asian-labor-and-employment-law.
  • ISBN: 9781107018334
  • Release Date: 2012-03-05
  • Number of pages: 556
  • Author: Ronald C. Brown
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book deals with international labor and employment law in the East Asia Region (EA), particularly dealing with China, South Korea, and Japan. It explores and explains the effects of globalization and discusses the role of international lawyers, business personnel, and human resource directors who are knowledgeable, culturally sensitive, and understand the issues that can arise when dealing in EA trade and investment. The text and readings (from area experts) are organized and written to provide the reader with, first, a broad understanding and insight into the global dimensions of the fast-emerging area of labor and employment issues (e.g., global legal standards and their interplay with domestic and foreign laws); and second, to show how these laws and approaches play out in specific EA countries (comparing global approaches with the specific laws of each country on four common agenda items: regulatory administration, workers' rights, trade unions, and dispute resolution). The book should be of interest not only to lawyers, students, human resource personnel, and government officials, but also to business investors, managers, and members of the public interested in the growing phenomenon of changing labor laws and societies in China, South Korea, and Japan.

Honeyball and Bowers Textbook on Employment Law

  • Filename: honeyball-and-bowers-textbook-on-employment-law.
  • ISBN: 9780199639854
  • Release Date: 2012-07-19
  • Number of pages: 544
  • Author: Simon Honeyball
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

"Honeyball and Bowers' Textbook on Employment Law is a concise yet analytical and contextual introduction to this fascinating area of the law. Accessible by virtue of its succinct style and clear layout, yet challenging and critical, the eleventh edition of this book is suitable for students on law and business degree courses, as well as anyone else engaged in the study of employment law. Beginning with a historical perspective and explanation of how and why the law has developed as it has, Simon Honeyball goes on to explore what the law actually is, and the practical and theoretical issues raised by its study and application. The book contains cross referencing to Cases and Materials on Employment Law by Painter & Holmes ensuring that these two titles continue to complement one another providing the perfect blend of textbook analysis and the most up-to-date cases and materials. Online Resource Centre This book is accompanied by and Online Resource Centre containing weblinks and author podcasts helping to keep track of developments post publication"--Provided by publisher.

The Global Workplace

  • Filename: the-global-workplace.
  • ISBN: 9781139462006
  • Release Date: 2007-01-15
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Roger Blanpain
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

With the forces of globalization as a backdrop, this casebook develops labor and employment law in the context of the national laws of nine countries important to the global economy - the US, Canada, Mexico, UK, Germany, France, China, Japan and India. These national jurisdictions are highlighted by considering international labor standards promulgated by the International Labor Organization as well as the rulings and standards that emerge from two very different regional trade arrangements - the labor side accord to NAFTA and the European Union. Across all these different sources of law, this book considers the law of individual employment, collective labor law dealing with unionization as well as the laws against discrimination, the laws protecting privacy and the systems used to resolve labor and employment disputes. This is the first set of law school course materials in English covering international and comparative employment and labor law.

The Idea of Labour Law

  • Filename: the-idea-of-labour-law.
  • ISBN: 9780199693610
  • Release Date: 2011-06-02
  • Number of pages: 441
  • Author: Guy Davidov
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

There is growing interest in trying to understand and rethink the goals of labour law in light of changing realities in the labour market and regulation. Responding to such fundamental questions as: What is labour law for? How can it be justified? And on what should reforms be based? this book challenges the way we think about labour law.

Labour Law in an Era of Globalization

  • Filename: labour-law-in-an-era-of-globalization.
  • ISBN: 019927181X
  • Release Date: 2004
  • Number of pages: 546
  • Author: Joanne Conaghan
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

Throughout the industrial world, the discipline of labour law has fallen into deep philosophical and policy crisis, at the same time as new theoretical approaches make it a field of considerable intellectual ferment. Modern labour law evolved in a symbiotic relationship with a postwar institutional and policy agenda, the social, economic, and political underpinnings of which have gradually eroded in the context of accelerating international economic integration and wage-competition, a decline in the capacity of the nation-state to steer economic progress, the ascendancy of fiscal austerity and monetarism over Keynesian/welfare state politics, the appearance of post-industrial production models, the proliferation of contingent employment relationships, the fragmentation of class-based identities and emergence of new social movements, and the significantly increased participation of women in paid work. These developments offer many appealing possibilities - the opportunity, for example, to contest the gender division of labour and re-think the boundaries between immigration and labour policy. But they also hold out quite threatening prospects - including increased unemployment and inequality and the decline of workers' organizations and social participation - in the context of proliferating constraints imposed by international financial pressures on enacting redistributive social and economic policies. New strategies must be developed to meet these challenges.These essays - which are the product of a transnational comparative dialogue among academics and practitioners in labour law and related legal fields, including social security, immigration, trade, and development - identify, analyse, and respond to some of the conceptual and policy challenges posed by globalization.

Labor and Employment Law Text Cases

  • Filename: labor-and-employment-law-text-cases.
  • ISBN: 9780324594843
  • Release Date: 2009-02-25
  • Number of pages: 832
  • Author: David Twomey
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

Written by a nationally renowned White House labor arbitrator, this edition continues its comprehensive and objective treatment of labor and employment law topics while challenging students to develop critical thinking skills through case analysis. In-depth chapters explore labor law topics, focusing primarily on the National Labor Relations Act, and are updated to include coverage of court systems and the role of administrative agencies in policymaking. In addition, a thorough understanding of employment law topics is provided through chapters on discrimination law, occupational safety and health issues, employee privacy, and more and is updated to include issues of violence in the workplace and the implications of the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. No other text on this market can claim the prestige of authorship and timely coverage of topics so important to students in their business careers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

International Maritime Labour Law

  • Filename: international-maritime-labour-law.
  • ISBN: 9783662470329
  • Release Date: 2015-05-25
  • Number of pages: 326
  • Author: Laura Carballo Piñeiro
  • Publisher: Springer

This book focuses on maritime employment from a private international law perspective. The first chapter analyzes the background against which international jurisdiction and conflict of laws rules are drawn up and examines uniform law in this context, in particular the 2006 Maritime Labour Convention and the 2007 ILO Convention No. 188 on Work in Fishing. The second chapter addresses international jurisdiction issues as regards individual employment contracts, while also exploring other issues (e.g. insolvency-related and social security matters) that are subsequently revisited in the third chapter while discussing conflict of laws issues related to said contracts. In turn, chapter four focuses on collective labour relations and private international law, i.e. collective agreements, strikes and other forms of collective action and information, and on the participation rights of employees in business matters.

Commonwealth Caribbean Employment and Labour Law

  • Filename: commonwealth-caribbean-employment-and-labour-law.
  • ISBN: 9781317701743
  • Release Date: 2014-07-17
  • Number of pages: 503
  • Author: Natalie G.S. Corthésy
  • Publisher: Routledge

This new edition to the series will provide an up-to-date textbook covering a wide-range of employment and labour law issues which affect the Commonwealth Caribbean. Initially the book will embark on a comparative analysis of employment and labour law in Jamaica, Trinidad and Barbados, as a reference point for distinguishing the laws of other Commonwealth Caribbean jurisdictions. The book will continue to examine how the law operates within the legal systems of the Caribbean, taking into account the umbilical link to British jurisprudence and the persuasive precedent of other Commonwealth jurisdictions, and the impact this has had on the growth and development of the area. Commonwealth Caribbean Employment and Labour Law will be essential reading for students enrolled on Employment Law, Discrimination and Dismissal Law courses in the Caribbean.

Perspectives on Labour Law

  • Filename: perspectives-on-labour-law.
  • ISBN: 0521605237
  • Release Date: 2004-09-16
  • Number of pages: 258
  • Author: A. C. L. Davies
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

An accessible but thought-provoking introduction to labour law.

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