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Labour Law

Labour Law

2nd Edition

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  • Publication planned for: August 2019
  • availability: Not yet published - available from August 2019
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781316515747

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  • Labour Law offers a comprehensive and critical account of the subject by a team of prominent labour lawyers, and includes both collective labour rights and individual employment rights. By placing the law in its social, economic and political contexts, and showing how the law works in practice through case-studies, students will acquire not only a good knowledge of the law but also an appreciation of its importance and the complexity of the issues. Fully updated with recent developments in the field, the text's clear structure, logical chapter organisation, and uncluttered text design combine to make it a truly accessible way into the subject. Suitable for undergraduates and postgraduates studying UK Labour and Employment law, this book is a must-read for those wishing to excel in the field.

    • Offers a definitive account of the subject by the UK's foremost labour law scholars
    • Comprehensive text and integrated materials fully equip the student
    • Case studies illustrating labour law 'in action' ensure full engagement and understanding
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    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Publication planned for: August 2019
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781316515747
    • dimensions: 247 x 174 mm
    • availability: Not yet published - available from August 2019
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Introduction:
    1. Nature and sources of labour law
    2. Globalisation and labour law
    Part II. The Contract of Employment:
    3. Terms of the contract of employment
    4. Authority and co-operation
    5. Flexibility and precarious work
    6. The personal scope of labour law
    Part III. Statutory Regulation of the Employment Relationship:
    7. Wages
    8. Working time
    9. Equality
    10. Work/life balance
    11. Civil liberties at work
    Part IV. Collective Labour Rights:
    12. Freedom of association and the right to organise
    13. Freedom of association and trade union autonomy
    14. The right to bargain collectively
    15. The right to be informed and consulted
    16. Collective action and the right to strike
    17. Liability for collective action
    Part V. Termination of Employment:
    18. Wrongful dismissal
    19. Unfair dismissal
    20. Economic dismissal.

  • Authors

    Hugh Collins, University of Oxford
    Hugh Collins is Vinerian Professor of English Law at the University of Oxford.

    Keith Ewing, King's College London
    Keith Ewing is Professor of Public Law at King's College London.

    Aileen McColgan, King's College London
    Aileen McColgan is Professor of Human Rights Law at King's College London.

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