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Employment law

Employment law

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > KD3009

Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): David Antill, Andrew C. Bell
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London : Sweet & Maxwell, 1998
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Sweet & Maxwell's textbook series.
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Additional Format

Online version: Desmond, Helen. Employment law. London: Sweet & Maxwell, 1998 (OCoLC)607101209

Short Description

Lvi, 546 pages ; 25 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, 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: Helen Desmond and David Antill.
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 50 editions
  • First edition Date: 1998
  • Last edition Date: 2015
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD3009
  • Dewey Code: 344.4101
  • ISBN: 0421619805 9780421619807
  • OCLC: 40225377

Main Contents

Formation of contract. The contract of employment. Role of pay in the employment relationship. Variation, termination and discharge at common law. Discrimination. Right not to be unfairly dismissed. Economically motivated dismissals. Pregnancy and childbirth. Collective issues and the individual employment relationship.

Summary Note

Provides a description of employment law in operation, covering the basic principles and concepts of the core areas and placing them in the wider social and political framework. This text includes coverage of the Employment Rights Act 1996 and of all major legislative and case law developments. '''

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