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
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
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