Employment Law Products

  • Equal Pay for Women

    Trends and Prospects in Cross-National Perspective

    Edited by Gillian Whitehouse

    This new book provides an appraisal of gender pay equality, assessing advances and barriers to further progress through a selection of national policy, institutional and labour market contexts. National experts on gender pay equality provide case studies on the UK, US, Canada, Australia, New…

    Hardback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • A Forensic Linguistic Approach to Legal Disclosures

    ERISA Cash Balance Conversion Cases and the Contextual Dynamics of Deception

    By James Stratman

    This book is a scholarly work of forensic linguistics that demonstrates how the principles of Gricean pragmatics and their recent elaboration in Information Manipulation Theory (IMT) can be of use to courts faced with deciding cases of allegedly fraudulent disclosure documents. The usual goal of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Job Quality in Australia

    Perspectives, Problems and Proposals

    Edited by Angela Knox, Christopher Warhurst

    The issue of job quality is again popular amongst researchers and policy-makers throughout the advanced economies. Better, not just more, jobs are what are now needed. Good quality jobs boost the economic and social well-being of individuals, firms, families, communities and countries. Countries…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27
    Federation Press

  • Migrant Rights at Work

    Law's precariousness at the intersection of immigration and labour

    By Laurie Berg

    Public debates about the terms of membership and inclusion have intensified as developed economies increasingly rely on temporary migrant labour. While most agree that temporary migrant workers are entitled to the general protection of employment laws, temporary migrants have, by definition,…

    Hardback – 2015-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • Exploring Disability Identity and Disability Rights through Narratives

    Finding a Voice of Their Own

    By Ravi Malhotra, Morgan Rowe

    Building on David M. Engel and Frank W. Munger’s work analyzing the narratives of people with physical and learning disabilities, this book examines the life stories of twelve physically disabled Canadian adults through the prism of the social model of disablement. Using a grounded theory approach…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Stewart's Guide To Employment Law

    5th Edition

    By Andrew Stewart

    This new edition explains the changes made by the Fair Work Amendment Act 2013, including the Fair Work Commission's new power to deal with claims of workplace bullying. It details the Abbott Government's reform agenda, covering important changes not just to the Fair Work Act, but to legislation on…

    Paperback – 2015-03-31
    Federation Press

  • Care, Migration and Human Rights

    Law and Practice

    Edited by Siobhán Mullally

    The continuum of exploitation that has historically defined the everyday of domestic work - exclusion from employment and social security standards and precarious migration status – has frequently been neglected. It is primarily the moments of crisis, incidents of human trafficking, slavery or…

    Hardback – 2015-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Genetic Discrimination

    Transatlantic Perspectives on the Case for a European Level Legal Response

    Edited by Gerard Quinn, Aisling de Paor, Peter Blanck

    As genetic technologies advance, genetic testing may well offer the prospect of detecting the onset of future disabilities. Some research also forwards that certain behavioural profiles may have a strong genetic basis, such as the determination to succeed, or the propensity for risk-taking. As this…

    Hardback – 2014-11-25
    Routledge

  • Religious Expression in the Workplace and the Contested Role of Law

    By Andrew Hambler

    The workplace is a key forum in which the issue of religion and its position in the public sphere is under debate. Desires to observe and express religious beliefs in the workplace can introduce conflict between employees and employers. This book addresses the role the law plays in the resolution…

    Hardback – 2014-11-07
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Commonwealth Caribbean Employment and Labour Law

    By Natalie G.S. Corthésy, Carla-Anne Harris-Roper

    This comprehensive text provides authoritative coverage of a wide-range of employment and labour law issues affecting the Commonwealth Caribbean. It offers comparative analysis of employment and labour law in the region with particular reference to Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, St. Lucia, Jamaica…

    Paperback – 2014-06-30
    Routledge
    Commonwealth Caribbean Law

  • Post-Employment Restraint of Trade

    The competing interests of an ex-employee, an ex-employer and the public good

    By Rob Jackson

    The law surrounding post-employment restraint of trade has increasing importance in workplace relations law and practice. The historical assumption that employers have a stronger commercial position and employees are vulnerable has been exploded in the 21st century by a highly educated and skilled…

    Paperback – 2014-05-22
    Federation Press

  • Australian Anti-Discrimination Law

    2nd Edition

    By Neil Rees, Simon Rice, Dominique Allen

    This book, which is the first major text in the field directed to both legal practitioners and law students, contains a detailed analysis of Australian anti-discrimination law as well as extracts from all of the major cases and the writings of leading commentators. It incorporates the many changes…

    Paperback – 2014-04-04
    Federation Press

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