The Future of the Employment Contract

The identification of key attributes has been hugely significant in influencing the development of the employment contract over the last few decades. Against this backdrop, the aim of this work is to assess how the law of the employment ...

The Future of the Employment Contract

This analytical book examines how the common law of the employment contract is likely to evolve. Tracing the radical evolution of this area over the last 40 years, it explores how many of the changes in common law have been triggered by the judicial ‘discovery’ of the key attributes of the relationship. The author concludes that these key attributes of the contract, including the imbalance of power between employee and employer, are likely to remain the key driver for change.

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The Future of the Employment Contract
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Brodie, Douglas
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-31 - Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

This analytical book examines how the common law of the employment contract is likely to evolve. Tracing the radical evolution of this area over the last 40 years, it explores how many of the changes in common law have been triggered by the judicial ‘discovery’ of the key attributes of
The Employment Contract and the Changed World of Work
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Stella Vettori
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-23 - Publisher: CRC Press

The world of work has undergone major changes in the last two decades. This book examines these changes in their international context. It is argued that collective bargaining should no longer be viewed as the most important means of regulating the employment relationship. In the changed world of work such
Social Security Outside the Realm of the Employment Contract
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Mies Westerveld, Marius Olivier
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

All over the world countries face the challenge of inadequate social security coverage for workers without an employment contact. In countries of the global south, this phenomenon is a natural consequence of large informal economies. Countries in the global north increasingly witness the same issue, due to growing labour market
The Employment Contract in Transforming Labour Relations
Language: en
Pages: 185
Authors: Lammy Betten
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-10-26 - Publisher: Springer

The Employment Contract in Transforming Labour Relations provides a world-wide analysis of the changing role of the contract of employment in modern societies. The central question in this book is whether the contract of employment still serves its traditional purpose in a period marked by the so-called `globalisation of the
The Contract of Employment
Language: en
Pages: 656
Authors: Emeritus Professor of Employment Law Mark Freedland, Professor of Labour Law Alan Bogg, David Cabrelli
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-26 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The contract of employment is the central legal institution of modern English employment law. It provides the foundation upon which most statutory employment rights are constructed; it provides a conduit for the implementation of norms negotiated in collective bargaining; and it continues to provide a contractual structure for the terms