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The Origins of the Contract of Employment

Simon Deakin and Frank Wilkinson

in The Law of the Labour Market: Industrialization, Employment, and Legal Evolution

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198152811
eISBN:
9780191673153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198152811.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter discusses the historical development of the body of law concerned with defining and constituting the employment relationship. The chapter is organized as follows. Section 2 outlines the ... More


The Lessons of TPP and the Future of Labor Chapters in Trade Agreements

Álvaro Santos

in Megaregulation Contested: Global Economic Ordering After TPP

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198825296
eISBN:
9780191864001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825296.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Linking labor standards to trade agreements out of dual concern for poor working conditions in low-wage countries and unfair labor competition in rich countries reached its high point in the ... More


National and International Labour Rights

Lance Compa

in Voices at Work: Continuity and Change in the Common Law World

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199683130
eISBN:
9780191763199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683130.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter reviews the application of international labour and human rights standards in national labour law systems. A survey of examples from several countries is followed by a case study focused ... More


Just Wages for Women

Aileen McColgan

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265887
eISBN:
9780191682995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265887.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book makes an important contribution to the study of Labour Law in a number of ways. Firstly, the book offers an account of the failures of the current approach adopted in the UK (even with the ... More


Voices at Work: Continuity and Change in the Common Law World

Alan Bogg and Tonia Novitz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199683130
eISBN:
9780191763199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683130.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

This edited collection is the culmination of a comparative project on ‘Voices at Work’ funded by the Leverhulme Trust 2010–2013. The book aims to shed light on the problematic concept of worker ... More


Complex Employment Structures in Germany: A Comparative Perspective

Jeremias Prassl

in The Concept of the Employer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198735533
eISBN:
9780191799648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735533.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter presents a comparative exploration of the scope of employment regulation in multilateral structures under German law, particularly as regards the situation in corporate groups (the ... More


Can Worker Voice Strike Back? Law and the Decline and Uncertain Future of Strikes

Eric Tucker

in Voices at Work: Continuity and Change in the Common Law World

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199683130
eISBN:
9780191763199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683130.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines strikes as an expression of worker voice. It begins with a discussion of the connection between voice and strikes. It then documents the sharp decline in strike frequency across ... More


The Contract of Employment and Collective Labour Law

Alan Bogg and Ruth Dukes

in The Contract of Employment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198783169
eISBN:
9780191826191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783169.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter seeks to illustrate that the law of the contract of employment has been and continues to be shaped quite profoundly by collective bargaining practices and collective labour law. In doing ... More


The Equal Pay Act 1970

Aileen McColgan

in Just Wages for Women

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265887
eISBN:
9780191682995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265887.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter begins with a history of the Equal Pay Act 1970, which came into force on 29 December 1975. It then discusses the shortcomings of the Act, attributing its limited effect on the ... More


The Movement to Eliminate Labor’s Political Voice

John Logan

in Voices at Work: Continuity and Change in the Common Law World

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199683130
eISBN:
9780191763199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683130.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

In November 2012, Californians voted 56.1% to 43.9% to reject the nation’s most sweeping effort to date to undermine labour’s political voice. The pro- and anti-Proposition 32 camps spent over $135 ... More


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