Labour Law and Labour Market Regulation

Arup, Christopher, Gahan, Peter, Howe, John, Johnstone, Richard, Mitchell, Richard, & O'Donnell, Anthony (Eds.) (2006) Labour Law and Labour Market Regulation. The Federation Press, Sydney.

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Abstract

The traditional boundaries of labour law are becoming outmoded in a modern world in which active labour market participants vastly outnumber “employees”, and the world of work extends way beyond the workplace gate. There is convergence with labour market regulation. The contract of employment remains central but is no longer the sole object of study.Labour Law and Labour Market Regulation reflects the dramatically different industrial, social, political and legislative contexts in which the law now operates and the intellectual revolution this is generating.

Individual chapters contain studies of regulation within prescriptive government schemes, contract networks, specialist labour markets, the intersection between work and family, enterprise policies and practices, and the courts and tribunals.

The book provides insights into areas that are, as arbitration declines, becoming increasingly important to their clients' interests. The most recent legislation and jurisprudence is discussed in many chapters including discrimination, dismissals, health and safety, immigration, social security, franchise, volunteer and contract law.

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ID Code: 78163
Item Type: Book
ISBN: 1862876118
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 The Federation Press
Deposited On: 24 Nov 2014 06:35
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2014 01:21

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