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Published: 12 October 2012

900 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199692910

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EU Employment Law

Fourth Edition

Catherine Barnard

Oxford European Union Law Library

  • Offers a breadth of coverage unparalleled by any other title examining this complex and rapidly changing area of law
  • Improves understanding by presenting a range of views on approaches to, and interpretations of, EU employment law
  • Places the law in its broader social and political context offering students an understanding of the underlying purpose of the EU's employment strategy
  • Provides a complete overview of the subject, including equality law, migrant workers, health and safety, employee rights, and collective labour law

New to this Edition:

  • Rewritten to take into account the Lisbon Treaty and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
  • Includes material covering the 'Article 19 Directives', the new Temporary Agency Work Directive, and the other EU Directives that impact on employment law, including Parental Leave and European Works Councils
  • Considers the effects of the EU 2020 strategy
  • Examines the consequences of the economic crisis and how it has affected labour law
  • Offers a detailed analysis of key cases including Viking, Laval, Rueffert, and Commission v Luxembourg

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