Employment Law: Concepts and Cases, 4th edition

A popular seller with business, HR, arts and law students, this text discusses the legal principles in an employment relationship and includes recent developments in legislation and case law.

Book :Paperback
AUD$ 107.00
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Release Date: October 01, 2017
ISBN/ISSN: 9780409344691

Product description

Now in its fourth edition, Employment Law: Concepts and Cases is an introductory text for students undertaking employment law subjects as part of an arts, business, human resource management or legal studies degree.

Written in clear, everyday language and easily accessible for students who may not have studied any law, this book explores core legal features of the employment relationship, focusing on the concepts and cases that explain employer and employee rights and responsibilities in Australia. It also covers key aspects of the Fair Work and uniform Work Health and Safety legislation. Important case law relevant to a study of employment law is presented simply and succinctly.


  • Written in clear, everyday language
  • Explores core legal features of the employment relationship
  • Focus on concepts and cases that explain employer and employee responsibilities
  • Discussion of relevant legislative aspects

Related Titles

Foster, Workplace Health and Safety Law in Australia, 2nd ed, 2016
Harpur, LexisNexis Case Summaries: Employment Law, 2015
Pittard & Naughton, Australian Labour and Employment Law, 2015


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Table of contents

Ch 1 Introducing Employment Law

Ch 2 What is Employment?

Ch 3 Contract Formation and Terms

Ch 4 Employer Duties

Ch 5 Employee Duties

Ch 6 Ending the Contract

Ch 7 Statutory Job Protections

Ch 8 The Federal System and Employment Conditions

Ch 9 Awards

Ch 10 Enterprise Agreements

Ch 11 Industrial Action

Ch 12 Work Health and Safety