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A practical approach to employment law

A practical approach to employment law

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): John Bowers
  • Biografical Information: John Bowers QC is a barrister at Littleton Chambers specialising in employment law, discrimination, pensions, and judicial review. He also practices in the human rights field and has appeared in the European Court of Human Rights on several occasions.
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/a-practical-approach-to-employment-law/ (Stable identifier)

Short Description

Xcv, 681 pages ; 25 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, A practical approach to employment law is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: John Bowers.
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 11 editions
  • First edition Date: 1982
  • Last edition Date: 2009
  • General Notes: Revised edition of: Bowers on employment law. 6th ed. 2002.
    Includes index.
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD3009
  • Dewey Code: 344.4201
  • ISBN: 019927374X 9780199273744
  • OCLC: 57243247

Publisher Description:

Formerly known as Bowers on Employment Law, this new edition 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 employment law as it actually works today.
The seventh edition brings the book up-to-date with recent legislation including the Employment Relations Act 2004 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.

Main Contents

History
The status of employee
The individual contract of employment and its sources
Rights and obligations of employer and employee
Statutory regulation of wages and hours
The duty of fidelity and restraint of trade clauses
Equal pay
Discrimination
Maternity, parental and domestic care rights, and flexible working
Continuity of employment
The scope of statutory protection : unfair dismissal and redundancy
Termination of contract and wrongful dismissal
Unfair dismissal
Redundancy payments
Redundancy consultation
Transfers of undertakings
Trade unions
The union and its members
Collective bargaining and trade union recognition
Protection of trade union and cognate activities
Strikes and other industrial action
Picketing
The Human Rights Act.

Summary Note

Provides a clear and practical guide to various aspects of individual and collective employment law as it operates in practice. This seventh edition includes analysis of the Human Rights Act in the employment sphere. '''

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