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Employment Law in Context By David Cabrelli (Professor of Labour Law, Professor of Labour Law, University of Edinburgh)


The absolute package for students of employment law, this rigorous treatment - which includes extracts from key cases and source materials - uses a running case study to contextualize the law and actively encourages critical thinking.

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Employment Law in Context by David Cabrelli (Professor of Labour Law, Professor of Labour Law, University of Edinburgh)

Employment Law in Context provides students with a complete guide to employment law. David Cabrelli combines extracts from leading cases and articles with insightful and sophisticated author commentary to provide the reader with a full, critical understanding of employment law. As well as providing a thorough grounding in individual labour law, and drawing attention to key and current areas of debate, this title offers the reader detailed analysis of the social, economic, political, and historical context in which employment law operates. An innovative running case study contextualizes employment law and demonstrates its practical applications by following the life-cycle of a company from incorporation, through expansion, to liquidation. Reflection points and examples encourage the development of critical thinking skills and students' ability to view the issues practically. Digital formats and resources The fourth edition is available for students and institutions to purchase in a variety of formats, and is supported by online resources. - The e-book offers a mobile experience and convenient access along with functionality tools, navigation features and links that offer extra learning support: - The text is supported by a range of online resources, including: - Four supplementary chapters on collective employment law to facilitate a broader understanding of the subject - Additional reading lists to accompany topics signposted in each chapter and annotated web links to key online resources to direct further research - A flashcard glossary helps students test their understanding of terms highlighted and defined in the book - Answer guidance on end-of-chapter 'Reflection points'

Employment Law in Context Reviews

Offers undergraduate law students a holistic and transferrable account of employment law. * Anastasia Tataryn, University of Liverpool *

About David Cabrelli (Professor of Labour Law, Professor of Labour Law, University of Edinburgh)

David Cabrelli joined Edinburgh Law School in June 2007, and has lectured and taught employment and labour law for over seventeen years. Prior to that, he was in legal practice for six years, specializing in employment, commercial and corporate law. David's research interests lie in the field of labour law, particularly the common law, and statutory regulation of the contract of employment. He has published papers in a number of leading academic journals in the field of labour law, and his research has been cited by the UK Supreme Court, The Hong Kong High Court, the Federal Court of Australia, the Supreme Court of South Australia, the Scottish Law Commission and the Law Commission.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction and Sources and Institutions of Employment Law 1: Introduction to employment law 2: Sources and institutions of employment law Part 2: The Constitution of Employment and Personal Work Contracts 3: The employment relationship and the contract of employment 4: Alternative personal work contracts and relations Part 3: The Content of the Personal Employment Contract 5: The nature and content of the personal employment contract 6: The implied terms of the personal employment contract 7: The variation and suspension of the personal employment contract Part 4: Statutory Employment Rights 8: Pay and working time 9: Work-life balance Part 5: Equality Law 10: Introduction to employment equality law 11: The protected characteristics 12: Disability discrimination 13: Part-time and fixed-term work 14: Equal pay law Part 6: Common Law and Statutory Regulation of Dismissals 15: Wrongful dismissal 16: Introduction to unfair dismissal and substantive fairness 17: Procedural fairness and remedies 18: Redundancy Part 7: Business Reorganizations, Consultation, and Insolvency 19: Transfer of undertakings 20: Collective redundancies Online Chapters: Collective Labour Law Web chapter A: Information, consultation, participation, and insolvency Web Chapter B: Introduction to trade unions, status, listing, and independence, and members' rights and protection Web Chapter C: Recognition of trade unions, collective bargaining, and industrial democracy Web Chapter D: Industrial action and statutory immunities

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Employment Law in Context by David Cabrelli (Professor of Labour Law, Professor of Labour Law, University of Edinburgh)
Oxford University Press
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