Employment Law in Context (4th edition)

ISBN : 9780198840312

David Cabrelli
920 ページ
189 x 246 mm

Employment Law in Context provides students with a complete guide to employment law. David Cabrelli combines extracts from leading cases and articles with insightful and sophisticated author commentary to provide the reader with a full, critical understanding of employment law. As well as providing a thorough grounding in individual labour law, and drawing attention to key and current areas of debate, this title offers the reader detailed analysis of the social, economic, political, and historical context in which employment law operates. An innovative running case study contextualizes employment law and demonstrates its practical applications by following the life-cycle of a company from incorporation, through expansion, to liquidation. Reflection points and examples encourage the development of critical thinking skills and students' ability to view the issues practically. Online resources The text is supported by a range of extra resources, including: - Four supplementary chapters on collective employment law to facilitate a broader understanding of the subject - Additional reading lists to accompany topics signposted in each chapter and annotated web links to key online resources to direct further research - A flashcard glossary helps students test their understanding of terms highlighted and defined in the book - Answer guidance on end-of-chapter 'Reflection points'


Part 1: Introduction and Sources and Institutions of Employment Law
1 Introduction to employment law
2 Sources and institutions of employment law
Part 2: The Constitution of Employment and Personal Work Contracts
3 The employment relationship and the contract of employment
4 Alternative personal work contracts and relations
Part 3: The Content of the Personal Employment Contract
5 The nature and content of the personal employment contract
6 The implied terms of the personal employment contract
7 The variation and suspension of the personal employment contract
Part 4: Statutory Employment Rights
8 Pay and working time
9 Work-life balance
Part 5: Equality Law
10 Introduction to employment equality law
11 The protected characteristics
12 Disability discrimination
13 Part-time and fixed-term work
14 Equal pay law
Part 6: Common Law and Statutory Regulation of Dismissals
15 Wrongful dismissal
16 Introduction to unfair dismissal and substantive fairness
17 Procedural fairness and remedies
18 Redundancy
Part 7: Business Reorganizations, Consultation, and Insolvency
19 Transfer of undertakings
20 Collective redundancies
Online Chapters: Collective Labour Law
Web chapter A Information, consultation, participation, and insolvency
Web Chapter B Introduction to trade unions, status, listing, and independence, and members' rights and protection
Web Chapter C Recognition of trade unions, collective bargaining, and industrial democracy
Web Chapter D Industrial action and statutory immunities


David Cabrelli joined Edinburgh Law School in June 2007, and has lectured and taught employment and labour law for over seventeen years. Prior to that, he was in legal practice for six years, specializing in employment, commercial and corporate law. David's research interests lie in the field of labour law, particularly the common law, and statutory regulation of the contract of employment. He has published papers in a number of leading academic journals in the field of labour law, and his research has been cited by the UK Supreme Court, The Hong Kong High Court, the Federal Court of Australia, the Supreme Court of South Australia, the Scottish Law Commission and the Law Commission.