Employment law is one of the fastest moving areas in the law today, with statutory changes, European Directives and new cases changing the detail rapidly. This text steers the student confidently through the complexities, exploring statute and case law and is reinforced with summaries, exercises and further reading throughout.
Table of Contents
PART I: INTRODUCTION Sources and Institutions of Employment Law PART II: THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP The Nature of the Relationship Terms of the Contract Implied Duties in the Contract of Employment PART III: CONSTRAINTS ON THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP Discrimination Equal Pay Employment Protection PART IV: TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT Termination at Common Law Unfair Dismissal Redundancy PART V: TRADE UNIONS AND THE LAW OF INDUSTRIAL ACTION Trade Unions The Rights of Trade Union Members Industrial Action
DEBORAH J. LOCKTON is Professor of Employment Law at De Montfort University. She conducts specialist in-house training courses for both companies and the profession and is the author of several books on employment law. She is also Editor of the journal Contemporary Issues in Law.