Essentials of Irish Labour Law

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Updated edition of this bestselling comprehensive textbook on Irish labour law, which reflects all the major legislative and case law changes in this area since 2008.

New to this edition:

    • Reforms of the State’s industrial relations structures under the Workplace Relations (Law Reform) Bill 2012
    • Landmark case John Grace Fried Chicken Ltd on the unconstitutionality of JLCs
    • Hussein case on employment permits and legal contracts
    • New developments in the law on bullying and harassment, including corporate bullying in Kelly v Bon Secours Health Systems Ltd
    • Employment injunctions
    • EU Directives, including the Directive on Temporary Agency Workers and the Protection of Employees (Temporary Agency Work) Act 2012
    • Recent Supreme Court and High Court decisions.

  • Provides a historical context to labour law with particular reference to the Constitution, EU law, common law, international conventions, the labour market and unions.

  • Examines the various legal structures and regulatory frameworks – domestic, European and international – that underpin determinations and decisions made in relation to labour law.

  • Presents and evaluates the nature of employment contracts, conditions of employment, and termination of employment with details of legislation and relevant recent case law.

  • Safety, health and welfare at work, equality legislation and terms and conditions of employment legislation are detailed throughout the text.

Written For:

Students of law and for those taking labour law as part of a non-law programme.

People working in HR, IR or employee representative function.

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ISBN

9780717152629

Publication Date

September 2013

Language(s)

English

Format

Paperback, 224 pages

Country of Origin

IRELAND

Publisher

Gill Education

Index

Chapter 1: Sources
Chapter 2: Regulatory Framework
Chapter 3: Terms
Chapter 4: Safety, Health and Welfare
Chapter 5: Bullying and Stress
Chapter 6: Leave
Chapter 7: Equality
Chapter 8: Termination

Dimensions

235 x 155 mm

Author(s)

By Mary Faulkner

Availability Status

Out of print

Mary Faulkner, BA, HDipEd, Dip Arbitration, Barrister-at-Law, has over 25 years’ experience in lecturing, research and course design at third level in the area of labour law.

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