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Published: 28 April 2016

576 Pages


ISBN: 9780198748366

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Honeyball & Bowers' Textbook on Employment Law

Fourteenth Edition

Simon Honeyball

  • Analyses the law in context, considering its development against the social, economic, and political background
  • Provides a critical treatment of employment law, pointing out key areas for debate and development, while maintaining a concise, student-friendly format and style
  • Offers discussion of the relationship between the UK and EU with reference to leading decisions from the European Courts
  • Features a separate chapter on human rights and its relationship with employment law
  • Clearly explains complex areas of the law and includes diagrams, chapter introductions and end-of-chapter summaries to ensure student understanding
  • Contains further reading suggestions and references throughout to support students embarking on essays and wider research

New to this Edition:

  • New Supreme Court decisions are also considered including Clyde & Co LLP v Bates van Winkelhof [2014] on the working status of partners, Hounga v Allen & Anor [2014] regarding race discrimination, West London Mental Health NHS Trust v Chhabra [2014] on the implied contractual right to a fair disciplinary procedure, and E Ivor Hughes Educational Foundation v Morris & Ors [2015] on collective redundancies consultation
  • Discussion on new legislation including the Modern Slavery Act 2015 regarding trafficking of workers and slavery, the Shared Parental Leave Regulations permitting leave to be divided between parents, and the Trade Union Bill and its future impact on taking industrial action

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