Employment Law: Concepts and Cases, 5th edition

An essential introduction to employment law

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409351514
Release Date: February 19, 2021
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Employment Law: Concepts and Cases is an introductory text for students undertaking an employment law unit as part of an undergraduate or postgraduate business, law or legal studies degree. Human Resource Management students may find it particularly useful.

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

Features

• 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


  1. Introducing Employment Law

  2. What is Employment?

  3. Contract Formation and Terms

  4. Employer Duties

  5. Employee Duties

  6. Ending the Contract

  7. Statutory Job Protections

  8. The Federal System and Employment Conditions

  9. Modern Awards

  10. Enterprise Agreements

  11. Industrial Action

  12. Work Health and Safety