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Employment Law (10th Edition)

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 571
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Macmillan Law Masters

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A revised new edition of a popular and long-established textbook, updated to include the most relevant developments in employment law today. This edition sees  barrister Tom Brown join Deborah Lockton on the...

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A revised new edition of a popular and long-established textbook, updated to include the most relevant developments in employment law today. This edition sees  barrister Tom Brown join Deborah Lockton on the writing team, providing insightful commercial experience into this dynamic field.

The text steers readers confidently though the complexities of this diverse subject, highlighting its practical and theoretical underpinnings. The book covers the most recent developments in one of the fastest moving areas of the law, explaining the rights of employees and responsibilities of employers. Reinforced with summaries, exercises and extensive further reading, it helps students get to grips with the subject. 

An ideal textbook for students on an LLB or GDL/CPE course taking a module on Employment Law.


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  • Written in straightforward and clear language 
  • Up-to-date on the latest case law
  • Includes significant material on trade unions and industrial action
  • Practical with necessary theory

  • A new section on employees and workers in the gig economy and modern day slavery
  • Brand new section on whistleblowing
  • New 'hot topics' sections that look in greater depth at some of the most vexed legal questions of our time, provoking further discussion and research

PART I: INTRODUCTION
1. Sources and Institutions of Employment Law
PART II: THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP
2. The Nature of the Relationship
3. Terms of the Contract
4. Implied Duties in the Contract of Employment
4A. Transfers of Undertakings
PART III: CONSTRAINTS ON THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP
5. Discrimination
6. Equality of Terms
6A. Whistleblowing
7. Employment Protection
PART IV: TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT
8. Termination at Common Law
9. Unfair Dismissal
10. Redundancy
11. Duties of Ex-Employees
PART V: TRADE UNIONS AND THE LAW OF INDUSTRIAL ACTION
12. Trade Unions
13. The Rights of Trade Union Members
14. Industrial Action.

A perfect introductory text for all levels. Tom Brown has managed to retain the verve and coherence of Deborah Lockton’s much loved text while presenting the new challenges and frontiers of employment law in an admirably engaging way.’ – Luke Mason, School of Law, Birmingham City University, UK
This is an excellent student text on employment law. It covers all the key areas in a comprehensive yet accessible manner, while also highlighting the key critical contemporary issues in this context. The useful summaries, exercises and additional reading make it a great student resource. – Michelle Weldon-Johns, Dundee Business School, Abertay University, UK
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Deborah J. Lockton was formerly Professor of Employment Law at De Montfort University, UK. She has conducted 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

Tom Brown practices as a barrister from Cloisters Chambers, London, specialising in employment, equality, and human rights law. He has worked as a Judicial Assistant to the late Lord Bingham of Cornhill, Senior Law Lord, and for the United Nations on human rights and humanitarian projects. Tom has sat as a fee-paid Employment Judge since 2013. He was nominated for Employment Law Junior Barrister of the year...

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Deborah J. Lockton was formerly Professor of Employment Law at De Montfort University, UK. She has conducted 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

Tom Brown practices as a barrister from Cloisters Chambers, London, specialising in employment, equality, and human rights law. He has worked as a Judicial Assistant to the late Lord Bingham of Cornhill, Senior Law Lord, and for the United Nations on human rights and humanitarian projects. Tom has sat as a fee-paid Employment Judge since 2013. He was nominated for Employment Law Junior Barrister of the year in 2018 by Chambers and Partners. Tom is one of the Attorney General’s panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown. He has trained lawyers and judges in equality law at the Academy of European Law and has contributed to books on employment and equality law. Tom has appeared in seminal cases in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court on employment law including Buckland v University of Bournemouth [2011] QB 323 on constructive dismissal, and Haywood v Newcastle Upon Tyne NHS Trust [2018] UKSC 22 on implied terms and notice of termination.         

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