Honeyball and Bowers' Textbook on Labour Law covers all the essential areas of employment and labour law. The text explores both the practical aspects of labour law and the theoretical issues, as well as considering future developments in this fast moving area of law. The history of employment law in its European and UK contexts is also discussed, making it the ideal resource for students studying law degrees and for those on business courses coming to the subject for the first time. The ninth edition has been fully updated to include the latest developments in legislation, including coverage of the Employment Relations Act 2004, the Gender Recognition Act 2004, the Disability Discrimination Act 2005, the Equality Bill 2005 and the Employment Act 2002 (Dispute Resolution) Regulations 2004. Important new cases, including Dunnachie v Kingston upon Hull CC, Celtec Ltd v Astley, Dacas v Brook Street Bureau, Eastwood v Magnox Electric and Archibald v Fife Council, are also covered. Online Resource Centre An Online Resource Centre containing updates and web links to related sites enables students to keep up to date with developments in this area.
Table of Contents
1. History and institutions of employment law; 2. The concept of employment; 3. The contract of employment; 4. Termination of contract; 5. Continuity of employment; 6. Transfer of undertakings; 7. Statutory employment protection on dismissal; 8. Unfair dismissal; 9. Statutory redundancy payments and consultation procedures; 10. Discrimination; 11. Equal pay and family rights; 12. Statutory rights regulating the employment relationship; 13. Trade unions; 14. Collective bargaining; 15. Industrial action; 16. Human rights in employment
Simon Honeyball is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Exeter and has previously served as the Head of the Law School. He has written widely on labour law and other areas of law.