Employment Law

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Blackstone, 1990 - Labor laws and legislation - 445 pages
Bowers on Employment Law has been structured to meet the requirements of the lawyer who needs to find practical solutions to practical problems. It provides a clear guide to all aspects of individual and collective labour law as it actually works today. This sixth edition brings the book up to date with recent legislation and relevant case law. It also features an analysis of the Human Rights Act in the employment sphere. It is an invaluable tool for the legal and human resources practitioner who will welcome its clear layout and detailed exposition of complex points.

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Contents

Preface
vii
Table of Statutes
xlviii
and the interwar years 1 7 The 1960s and the Donovan Report 1 8
7
The Individual Contract of Employment and its Sources
23
Rights and Obligations of Employer and Employee
37
Equal Pay and Maternity Rights
67
Discrimination
91
Continuity of Employment
123
4 Disqualification from redundancy payment 11 5 Calcula
273
Transfer of Undertakings
285
Trade Unions
293
The Union and its Members
311
4 The right to join a trade union 15 5 Discipline and the rule book
334
auxiliary role of the law 16 4 Recognition 16 5 The closed shop 16 6 Right
358
Strikes
372
restrictions on industrial action 18 13 Injunctions 18 14 Breach
412

The Scope of Statutory Protection
136
Termination of Contract and Wrongful Dismissal
151
Unfair Dismissal
167
Redundancy Payments
255
Index
428
transfer of undertaking 13 6 Consultation with the recognised unions
431
Appendix
443
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