"Beginning employment law is a truly introductory guide to employment law and industrial relations. It is of particular benefit for those starting human resources courses, undergraduate modules on the subject, Graduate Diploma in Law courses, and international students looking for an introduction to employment law in England and Wales. The guide is written with a focus on clarity of explanation and accessibility to complex issues. It provides the detail required for study of employment law, but is presented in an accessible manner with specific linkages between the topics, underpinned by practical examples and pedagogic features. It includes key issues and up-to-date case law and statutory sources - essential for anyone studying this dynamic subject. This focus ensures clear and concise identification of the law and policies, which are then presented in real-world settings to explain their meaning and demonstrate their significance to employers, individuals and collective units / associations.Beginning Employment Law ensures you have the information needed to springboard you confidently to further reading. It features key definitions and glossaries of terms, explanation of key cases / statutes along with clear identification of their significance, diagrams and flow-charts to illustrate concepts and principles, summaries of chapters and cases, weblinks to sources of information and editorials, and a series of embedded questions (and answers) to prompt thought and test understanding. Guided reading is provided to ensure you obtain a rounded knowledge of key issues and debates. The guide is also supported by a companion online resource which hosts glossaries and interactive flashcards, and podcasts with guidance to the questions raised in the guide and key policies and developments in the law"-- Provided by publisher.
Formatted Contents Note
1. An introduction to the study of employment law 2. Institutions in employment relations 3. Contracts of employment: terms and sources 4. Employment status 5. Discrimination 6. Pay 7. Termination of the contract of employment: wrongful dismissal 8. Termination of the contract of employment: unfair and constructive dismissal 9. Redundancy and the transfer of undertakings 10. Industrial action.