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Published: 18 June 2019

912 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198824893

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Smith & Wood's Employment Law

Fourteenth Edition

Ian Smith, Aaron Baker, and Owen Warnock

  • Examines current employment law topics in context, providing thorough coverage of the law as it stands while offering insightful analysis of the debates and controversies which shape legal development in this area
  • Key case law and legislation is discussed with clarity and is accompanied by brief extracts from judgments to support learning and assist with preparation for classes and assessments
  • Chapter overviews give students a sense of what they can expect to learn as they read each section while a 'Review and Final Thoughts' feature emphasizes the key issues and highlights areas of development and technical difficulty which may need further attention by students
  • Full references to further reading are provided throughout the book to help guide additional research, and helpful web links can be accessed via the online resources which accompany this book

New to this Edition:

  • Fully updated discussion on key case law, including the status of the Burchell test and the 'range of reasonable responses' test in the light of Reilly v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council [2018]
  • Coverage on the Supreme Court decisions in Essop v Home Office (UK Border Agency) and Naeem v Secretary of State for Justice [2017] on indirect discrimination and on 'discrimination arising from a disability' as clarified in City of York Council v Grosset [2018]
  • Treatment of Employment Appeal Tribunal cases on further appeal including Pimlico Plumbers Ltd v Smith [2018] on employment/worker status in the 'gig' economy

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Law > Employment & Labor Law