The Maternity and Parental Rights Handbook is an authoritative and indispensable guide to this wide-ranging and fast-moving area of employment law.
This Handbook sets out the law governing a number of different ‘atypical’ working patterns: in particular, agency work, fixed-term work, part-time work, zero hour contracts and other forms of ad-hoc working arrangements.
The Discrimination at Work Handbook gives a full explanation of every aspect of workplace discrimination. Dealing with the key issues across the vast scope of the Equality Act (2010).
The Trade Unions Handbook provides detailed analysis and comment on both collective and also individual rights of trade union members and non-members. It covers the key developments in this area including the introduction of a number of new rights.
The Industrial Action Handbook provides an overview of the law governing strikes and other industrial action and sets out the legal liabilities to which unions are exposed. The handbook provides information on basic statutory immunities for unions organising industrial action.
The Wages Handbook gives a full explanation of the law relating to the payment of wages. ‘Wages’ may be identified as the return due to a worker for making his or her labour available to an employer. On this level, there could hardly be a more fundamental aspect of the employment relationship.
The IDS Employment Law Unfair Dismissal Handbook covers the legal definition of “dismissal” and deals with the various exclusions from the right to claim that exist and explains the potentially fair reasons for dismissal.
The IDS Employment Law Transfer of undertakings Handbook discusses in detail the mechanics of transfer, including contracting out scenarios and deals with the effect of a transfer on contracts of employment, including employees’ rights to refuse to transfer.
The Redundancy Handbook sets out the procedures that the parties must follow and establishes the circumstances under which employers can legally make employees redundant.
The Equal Pay Handbook offers a comprehensive examination of the equal pay and the concept of pay, and the concepts of ‘like work’; ‘work rated as equivalent’ and ‘work of equal value’.