Employment Law

Eighth edition

by Deborah Lockton

About this book

This popular and long-established text has been specially revised to include the provisions of the new Equality Act 2010. This book steers the student confidently through the complexities of the subject and is reinforced with summaries, exercises and further reading throughout.

About the author

DEBORAH J. LOCKTON is Professor of Employment Law at De Montfort University, UK. She conducts specialist in-house training courses for both companies and the profession and is the author of several books on employment law. She is also Editor of the journal Contemporary Issues in Law.

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION

  1. Sources and Institutions of Employment Law

PART II: THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP

  1. The Nature of the Relationship
  2. Terms of the Contract
  3. Implied Duties in the Contract of Employment

PART III: CONSTRAINTS ON THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP

  1. Discrimination
  2. Equal Pay
  3. Employment Protection

PART IV: TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT

  1. Termination at Common Law
  2. Unfair Dismissal
  3. Redundancy

PART V: TRADE UNIONS AND THE LAW OF INDUSTRIAL ACTION

  1. Trade Unions
  2. The Rights of Trade Union Members
  3. Industrial Action