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Employment Law

Eighth edition, 1st Edition

By Malcolm Sargeant, David Lewis


378 pages

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Offering comprehensive coverage of all the key aspects of individual and collective employment law in a clear and accessible way, Employment Law is ideal for both LLB and HRM students. Packed with a wealth of case law and legislation, this book will enable you to fully understand the intricacies of this fast-changing subject with ease. With features such as chapter summaries and further reading suggestions, Employment Law is well suited to support you in your studies.

The eighth edition has been fully updated to include coverage of the latest legislative and case law developments, including:

  • Issues around shared parental leave
  • The national living wage
  • Legal developments in the area of non-standard work

Table of Contents

1: The study of employment law; 2: The employment relationship; 3: Non-standard working; 4: The contract of employment; 5: Termination of employment; 6: Equality: prohibited conduct and equality of terms; 7: Equality: the protected characteristics; 8: Time and pay; 9: Parental and maternity rights; 10: Business restructuring; 11: Trade unions; 1:2 Collective bargaining and industrial action

About the Authors

Malcolm Sargeant is Professor of Labour Law at Middlesex University and teaches discrimination law at both undergraduate and post graduate levels. He is currently co-author of several student text books on employment law and has also authored and edited other books on aspects of discrimination law.

David Lewis is Professor of Employment Law at Middlesex University. He has written specialist and general books and has published articles in several countries. David has considerable experience as a consultant and is on the ACAS panel of arbitrators.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management
LAW / General
LAW / Discrimination