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Labor & Employment

  • A Purposive Approach to Labour Lawby Guy Davidov

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 84.99

    This volume explores the societal goals behind labour laws - through an analysis of normative justifications and critiques - and examines what actions are needed to better advance these goals, by way of purposive interpretation and legal reform. more...

  • Crook Countyby Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 24.00

    America's justice system is broken. Racial profiling, police brutality, and mass incarceration are rampant, especially in disadvantaged neighborhoods and communities of color. But what of the criminal courts, the places where primarily Black and Latino men are taken from the streets and processed into the prisons? The majority of Americans have remained... more...

  • The Insider?s Guide to Legal Skillsby Emily Allbon; Sanmeet Kaur Dua

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 35.95

    Confused by cases? Stuck on statutes? Or just unsure where to start with writing, research or revision? The Insider?s Guide to Legal Skills will show you what you need to succeed, applying skills in their real-world context and helping you get to grips with legal method and thinking. Making use of problem-based learning and examples throughout,... more...

  • Discrimination Law Issues for the Safety Professionalby Thomas D. Schneid

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 99.95

    Safety professionals communicate, directly and indirectly with a large number of employees and others on a daily basis. While not lawyers, they regularly deal with legal issues. A subset of their responsibilities includes how to discuss safety without crossing the discriminatory line. To do this, they need an understanding of discrimination laws.... more...

  • Essential Guide to Federal Employment Lawsby Lisa Guerin; Sachi Barreiro

    NOLO 2016; US$ 49.99

    This book is an invaluable resource for managers, supervisors, HR professionals, and anyone else who needs to know about federal employment laws. It takes the 20 most important federal workplace laws and breaks them down into plain English, chapter by chapter. Managers and HR professionals can pick up this easy-to-use reference guide any time they... more...

  • The Fight for Fifteenby David Rolf

    The New Press 2016; US$ 15.00

    The fight for a higher minimum wage has become the biggest national labor story in decades. Beginning in November 2012, strikes by fast food workers spread across the country, landing in Seattle in May 2013. Within a year, Seattle had adopted a $15 minimum wage?the highest in the United States?without a bloody political battle. Combining history,... more...

  • Rights Delayedby Charles W. Romney

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 48.99

    Progressive unions flourished in the 1930s, yet in 1950, few progressive unions remained. Why? Rights Delayed argues that anti-communism and Congressional conservatism merely intensified the main reason for the decline of progressive unions: the New Deal state's focus on legal procedure. more...

  • Global Justice and International Labour Rightsby Yossi Dahan; Hanna Lerner; Faina Milman-Sivan

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 88.00

    Presents innovative perspectives on the moral and legal obligations of individuals and institutions toward workers in the global era. more...

  • Age Discrimination in Employmentby Malcolm Sargeant

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 139.95

    Increased life expectancy and an ageing workforce have highlighted the problem of age discrimination in developed countries. Malcolm Sargeant's Age Discrimination in Employment is an encyclopedic guide for HR specialists and employment lawyers to the nature of age discrimination in the workplace in a number of countries, along with a discussion of... more...

  • Whistleblowing - A Comparative Studyby Gregor Thüsing; Gerrit Forst

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This volume takes a look at the status quo of whistleblowing in several jurisdictions from around the world. Covering a topic that draws the attention of a broad public and is gaining importance amongst legislators, practitioners and scholars all over the globe, the book examines the various aspects of whistleblowing. It looks at what kind of legal... more...