Essentials of Irish Labour Law

3rd Edition

Essentials of Irish Labour Law

This edition of the bestselling comprehensive textbook on Irish labour law has been fully updated and revised to reflect all the major legislative and case law changes in labour law in Ireland. New developments include: reforms of the State's industrial relations structures under the Workplace Relations Act 2015; Protected Disclosures Act 2014 on workplace whistleblowing; landmark CJEU case (Achbita) on employees wearing visible political or religious symbols while at work; the Uber case and the definition of 'employee'; developments in the law on employment permits; mandatory retirement ages; recent Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, and High Court decisions; and more. Essentials of Irish Labour Law, Third Edition provides an historical context to labour law with particular reference to the Constitution, EU law, common law, international conventions, the labour market, and unions. This book examines the various legal structures and regulatory frameworks-domestic and European-that underpin determinations and decisions made in relation to labour law. It presents and evaluates the nature of employment contracts, conditions of employment, and termination of employment with details of legislation and relevant recent case law. Issues such as safety, health and welfare at work, equality legislation and terms and conditions of employment legislation are detailed throughout the text. [Subject: Irish Law, Labor Law]

Essentials of Irish Labour Law

Essentials of Irish Labour Law

Updated edition of this bestselling comprehensive textbook on Irish labour law, which reflects all the major legislative and case law changes in this area since 2008. New to this edition: Reforms of the State's industrial relations structures under the Workplace Relations (Law Reform) Bill 2012 Landmark case John Grace Fried Chicken Ltd on the unconstitutionality of JLCs Hussein case on employment permits and legal contracts New developments in the law on bullying and harassment, including corporate bullying in Kelly v Bon Secours Health Systems Ltd Employment injunctions EU Directives, including the Directive on Temporary Agency Workers and the Protection of Employees (Temporary Agency Work) Act 2012 Recent Supreme Court and High Court decisions. Provides a historical context to labour law with particular reference to the Constitution, EU law, common law, international conventions, the labour market and unions. Examines the various legal structures and regulatory frameworks - domestic, European and international - that underpin determinations and decisions made in relation to labour law. Presents and evaluates the nature of employment contracts, conditions of employment, and termination of employment with details of legislation and relevant recent case law. Safety, health and welfare at work, equality legislation and terms and conditions of employment legislation are detailed throughout the text. Written For: Students of law and for those taking labour law as part of a non-law programme. People working in HR, IR or employee representative function.

Essentials of Employment Law

Essentials of Employment Law

Lewis has updated his widely recommended text to take full account of all legislative changes that have come into effect since publication of the previous edition.

Essentials of the English Legal System

Essentials of the English Legal System

The features also include: examines recent developments in law reform and the Law Commission; and colour diagrams and actual forms help students visualise processes and structures, enabling quicker understanding and retention. A Companion Website updates to the book, advice on how to use law resources, approaches to the progress tests, weblinks, and lecturer resources including powerpoint slides and seminar activities. John Wheeler MA LLM BSc ACIB Cert Ed is a Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Surrey, Roehampton.

Essentials of Human Resource Management

Essentials of Human Resource Management

The field of human resource management changes rapidly. Following the recession, new approaches are needed to succeed in a highly competitive global market place, and HR managers now draw on disciplines such as business strategy, marketing, information systems and corporate social responsibility to meet the need for functional interdependence. Essentials of Human Resource Management, 6th Edition uniquely provides a strategic explanation of how established human resource policies can be adapted to meet new challenges. In addition to a thorough exposition of the main policy areas, this comprehensive text offers an introduction to organizational behaviour studies, incorporates relevant aspects of employee relations, and presents an overview of employment law. This new edition shows how HR managers can: Meet the challenges of international competitiveness through organizational agility. Develop policies in talent management, total rewards and employee engagement. Utilize new technology to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of HRM Balance business demands with corporate social responsibility Written in an accessible manner, Essentials of Human Resource Management acts as an introduction to the subject for undergraduate students on HRM courses, as well as for postgraduate students on MBA programmes, and it will also be a valuable reference source for line managers. A companion website supports this text with further materials.

Essentials of Strategic Intelligence

Essentials of Strategic Intelligence

A highly valuable resource for students of intelligence studies, strategy and security, and foreign policy, this volume provides readers with an accessible and comprehensive exploration of U.S. espionage activities that addresses both the practical and ethical implications that attend the art and science of spying. • Provides a comprehensive, up-to-date examination of all aspects of intelligence by experts in the field, from collection-and-analysis and counterintelligence to covert action and accountability • Probes into how the United States' intelligence agencies attempt to protect the nation from cyberattacks by foreign nations and terrorist groups—and documents the successes and failures • Documents the involvement of the National Security Agency (NSA) in bulk "metadata" collection of information on the telephone records and social media communications of American citizens • Examines the effects that have resulted from major leaks in the U.S. government, from Wikileaks to the NSA Snowden leaks