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Lawful Termination by the Employing Entity

MARK R. FREEDLAND FBA

in The Personal Employment Contract

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298631
eISBN:
9780191719400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298631.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter forms the first in a sequence of four final chapters of this work which between them present and seek to develop a radical critique of the law concerning the termination and ... More


Theoretical Perspectives on Individual Employment Rights

Jeffrey Hilgert

in Hazard or Hardship: Crafting Global Norms on the Right to Refuse Unsafe Work

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451898
eISBN:
9780801469244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451898.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses some of the major theoretical perspectives in labor scholarship explaining the rise of the individual employment rights era. It identifies three key characteristics of ... More


Hazard or Hardship: Crafting Global Norms on the Right to Refuse Unsafe Work

Jeffrey Hilgert

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451898
eISBN:
9780801469244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451898.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Today, hazardous work kills 2.3 million people each year and injures millions more. Among the most compelling yet controversial forms of legal protection for workers is the right to refuse unsafe ... More


India's Rights Revolution: Has It Worked for the Poor?

S.K. Das

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081661
eISBN:
9780199082421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081661.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

During the last six years, India has given its citizens four important economic and social rights. With this, India has established one of the world’s most forward-looking structure of rights, and ... More


Discrimination on the grounds of pregnancy and maternity

Evelyn Ellis and Philippa Watson

in EU Anti-Discrimination Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199698462
eISBN:
9780191745904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698462.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter brings together all the relevant provisions and case-law on pregnancy and maternity discrimination. The pivotal concepts of ‘pregnancy’ and ‘pregnant worker’ are analysed. The discussion ... More


Highly Skilled Migration to the European Union and the United States

Metka Hercog and Anja Wiesbrock

in Adjusting to a World in Motion: Trends in Global Migration and Migration Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190211394
eISBN:
9780190270100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190211394.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter explores how European countries can improve their position in the international competition for talent. It examines existing frameworks on highly skilled migration in three EU ... More


The emergence of policy supporting working carers: developments in six countries

Sue Yeandle, Teppo Kröger, Bettina Cass, Yueh-Ching Chou, Masaya Shimmei, and Marta Szebehely

in Combining paid work and family care: Policies and experiences in international perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447306818
eISBN:
9781447310839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306818.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter presents developments in public policy affecting carers of working age in the six countries included in the book: Australia, England, Finland, Sweden, Japan and Taiwan. It briefly ... More


Life Story: Sid Tegler

in Rights of Inclusion: Law and Identity in the Life Stories of Americans with Disabilities

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780226208312
eISBN:
9780226208343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226208343.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The emphasis of the Americans with Disabilites Act (ADA) on employment rights in achieving inclusion for persons with disabilities acknowledges the relationship between identity and work for all ... More


Employment Rights and Industrial Policy

Paul L. Latreille and Richard Saundry

in New Perspectives on Industrial Policy for a Modern Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198706205
eISBN:
9780191775307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706205.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter explores the case of employment rights within a new industrial policy framework. The chapter provides a critical assessment of recent policies based on the (unfounded) notion that ... More


Reconciling work and care for parent-carers of disabled children in Australia and England: uncertain progress

Sue Yeandle and kylie valentine

in Combining paid work and family care: Policies and experiences in international perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447306818
eISBN:
9781447310839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306818.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter focuses on issues for parents of disabled children in reconciling work and care in Australia and England. It considers the prevalence of disability among children and points out that in ... More


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