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Published: 27 May 2019

616 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198806752

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Employment Law

An Introduction

Fifth Edition

Stephen Taylor and Astra Emir

  • A complete introduction to employment law for business and human resources students, written in a conversational style helping students unfamiliar with the law to engage with this technical area
  • Written by authors with a wealth of experience in teaching, examining, and practising employment law to ensure students receive a firm and accurate grounding in the topics
  • 'Activity' feature engages readers with realistic and practical examples enabling them to see the law in action and think independently about issues that they may face in the workplace
  • 'Exhibit' boxes outline key case examples and academic debates, effectively emphasising the leading legal principles
  • Unique Part on law in action, which walks students through the employment tribunal procedure and how to prepare and present a case, equipping them with practical skills for beyond their studies

New to this Edition:

  • Updated coverage on key case law including Mohamud v WM Morrison Supermarkets (2016) concerning vicarious liability
  • Treatment of Pimlico Plumbers v Smith (2018) and Uber v Aslam (2017) regarding employment status
  • Consideration of USDAW v Woolworths (in administration) (2015) in relation to redundancy consultation
  • R (on the application of UNISON) (Appellant) v Lord Chancellor (Respondent) [2017] and its impact on tribunal fees

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