Employment Law in Scotland

By: Sam Middlemiss and Margaret Downie
ISBN: 9781526509628

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About Employment Law in Scotland

Employment Law in Scotland brings together in a single comprehensive guide all the areas of employment and labour law relevant to the parties involved in the employment relationship in Scotland. Each area of employment is considered in depth and includes references to relevant primary and secondary research materials in the UK and further afield. The differences between Scottish employment law and the rest of the UK are considered including differences... Read more

About Employment Law in Scotland

Employment Law in Scotland brings together in a single comprehensive guide all the areas of employment and labour law relevant to the parties involved in the employment relationship in Scotland.

Each area of employment is considered in depth and includes references to relevant primary and secondary research materials in the UK and further afield.

The differences between Scottish employment law and the rest of the UK are considered including differences in contract law, including third party rights; holiday entitlements; claims in breach of contract; the Employment Appeals Tribunal process and Civil Court procedure.

The third edition of this text has been updated to cover recent significant case law and also to include:
· The Scottish Affairs Committee inquiry into zero hours contracts and the increase in ‘gig economy’
· Coverage of the recent elimination of employment tribunal fees by the UK Supreme Court
· Ongoing discussions in the Scottish parliament regarding changes in legislation on sexual harassment in the workplace
· The possible implications of Brexit on future European Court of Justice employment law

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Development of Employment Law
Chapter 2 Institutions of Employment Law
Chapter 3 Human Rights in Employment Law
Chapter 4 Contracts of Employment
Chapter 5 Legal Rights of Atypical Workers
Chapter 6 Continuity of Employment and Transfer of Undertakings
Chapter 7 Termination of the Contract
Chapter 8 Equality Law
Chapter 9 Disability Discrimination
Chapter 10 Family Friendly Rights
Chapter 11 Wages
Chapter 12 Statutory Regulation of Working Time and Rights to Time Off Work
Chapter 13 Health and Safety, the Common Law
Chapter 14 Health and Safety – Statutory Duty
Chapter 15 Trade Union Law
Chapter 16 Trade Union Law and Industrial Action
Chapter 17 Immigration and Employment Law
Chapter 18 Alternative Dispute Resolution

Publishing Details

Publication Date: 10 October 2019
ISBN: 9781526509628
Binding: Paperback
Edition: 3
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