Written with human resources and business students in mind, and suitable for those on CIPD courses, Taylor and Emir provide a complete and practical introduction to legal issues in the workplace. Conversational and contextual in style, the authors guide students through this technical subject area by explaining the law in uncomplicated language and using supportive examples. Activities are interspersed throughout the text, presenting readers with realistic problems, enabling them to see the law at work and consider how the legal rules might apply. Regular 'Exhibit' boxes present significant case examples and academic debates helping students digest the salient principles. A unique part on law in action introduced students to the employment tribunal procedure and walks them through how to prepare and present a case equipping them with practical skills for beyond their studies. Online Resources Further resources are provided online including self-test questions with instant feedback and lecturer access to additional case studies and questions to support your teaching.
1 - The rise of employment law 2 - Sources of employment law and institutions 3 - Barriers to employment rights 4 - Unfair dismissal - reasons and remedies 5 - Unfair dismissal - reasonableness 6 - Redundancy 7 - Contractual employment rights 8 - Implied terms 9 - Wrongful and constructive dismissal 10 - Introducing discrimination law 11 - The Equality Act 2010: key concepts 12 - Age Discrimination 13 - Disability discrimination 14 - Race discrimination 15 - Religious discrimination 16 - Sex discrimination 17 - Sex - related characteristics (gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation) 18 - Equal pay 19 - Atypical workers 20 - Family-friendly statutes 21 - Wages and benefits 22 - Privacy and confidentiality 23 - TUPE 24 - Health and safety - the criminal law 25 - Health and safety - the civil law 26 - Working time 27 - Freedom of association 28 - Consultation and bargaining 29 - Industrial action 30 - Employment tribunal procedure 31 - Preparing and presenting a case
Stephen Taylor is CIPD Chief Examiner and Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management at the University of Exeter Business School. Astra Emir is a barrister specialising in employment, transport and regulatory law, among other areas. She is an examiner and visiting lecturer at various institutions and is the author of Selwyn's Law of Employment (2018, OUP) and Transport Operator Licensing (2017, Kogan Page).
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