Updated by Ian Smith and Aaron Baker, Smith & Wood's Employment Law maintains its reputation for both thorough coverage and lucidity of presentation. The authors provide contextualised discussion throughout and introduce the socio-political pressures affecting this dynamic and fast paced area of law. The topics are introduced with clarity and focus and have been carefully organized to reflect the structure of employment law courses. The tenth edition features coverage of the most significant aspects of individual employment law including a revised chapter on discrimination law in light of the Single Equality Act and an analysis of the repealed statutory dismissal and disputes procedure. The book finishes with a concise overview and analysis of collective employment law and industrial action. Online Resource Centre The book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre including: Regular updates post publication - crucial in this fast moving area of law Multiple choice questions allowing the reader to test their understanding of the topics being studied Web links to useful sources of information to provide an ideal starting point to online research on employment law
Table of Contents
1. Introduction; 2. Contracts of employment (1): status, formation, continuity and change; 3. Contracts of employment (2): content and wages; 4. The work-life balance rights; 5. Discrimination in employment; 6. Contracts of employment (3): discharge at common law; 7. Unfair dismissal; 8. Redundancy, reorganization and transfers of undertakings; 9. Collective labour law; 10. Industrial action
Ian Smith is a Barrister and Clifford Chance Professor of Employment Law at the University of East Anglia. Aaron Baker is a Senior Lecturer in Law and Chair of the Learning and Teaching Committee at Durham Law School, Durham University.