Written by an eminent employment law scholar, this exciting new textbook offers a comprehensive introduction to individual and collective employment law principles.
Designed for use by anyone studying employment or labour law at undergraduate or postgraduate level, this text will ensure you:
List of acronyms
Table of cases
Table of statutes, statutory instruments and conventions
2. Sources of law
4. The scope of application of labour law
5. Contract terms
8. Working time
9. Job security
10. Business reorganisations
11. Trade unions and their members
12. Trade union representation at work and collective bargaining
13. Industrial action
14. Worker information, consultation and participation
'Professor Davies' Employment Law distills everything that we have come to associate with her work in the field: first rate legal analysis, sensitive to context, that is characterised by its lucidity, clarity, precision and sophistication. Above all, a textbook that is exceptionally generous to its reader.' Professor Alan Bogg, Professor of Labour Law, Hertford College, University of Oxford
“An excellent textbook, which manages the remarkable task of making some of the most complex areas of labour law accessible, while preserving their doctrinal and ideological richness.” Dr Amir Paz-Fuchs, University of Sussex
'Thoughtful and insightful, this book is an indispensable guide through the complex maze of employment law and the social and political contexts in which it is set. A true companion to anyone interested in employment law.' Dr Elaine Dewhurst, University of Manchester
“Anne Davies' book is precisely the concise, high-quality textbook that academics teaching employment law and the next generation of students have been waiting a long time for.” Professor Jeff Kenner, University of Nottingham
“This is an accessible but comprehensive text. It combines a clearly written account of the current law with thoughtful discussion of key policy themes of relevance to the contemporary labour market.' Professor Lucy Vickers, Oxford Brookes University
“Employment Law has for long needed a well-written, soundly organised medium-sized text. This is it! It examines all core employment law principles in context and is comprehensive for the undergraduate student.” Michael Jefferson, University of Sheffield
“Comprehensive and clearly written, this is an excellent new textbook for general use. The 'learning outcomes', 'points to take away' and 'further reading' sections in each chapter will be useful to teachers and students alike.” Dr Ruth Dukes, University of Glasgow
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Written by an eminent employment law scholar, this exciting new textbook offers a comprehensive introduction to individual and collective employment law principles. Designed for use by anyone studying employment or labour law at undergraduate or postgraduate level, this text will ensure you:
· understand the legal principles, and their theoretical foundations, in the national, European and international employment law sphere;
· support your study through detailed case-law analysis and extensive quotations from legislation and directives;
· appreciate current themes in labour law policy and scholarship and are able to draw on relevant academic literature to delve deeper into the subject.
Each chapter is also supported by clear learning outcomes and directed further reading.
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About the author:
A. C. L. Davies is Professor of Law and Public Policy and Fellow, Brasenose College, Oxford.
A.C.L. Davies is Professor of Law and Public Policy and Fellow, Brasenose College, Oxford.