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Establishing the Main Determinants of Worker Well‐Being

David E. Guest and Michael Clinton

in Employment Contracts, Psychological Contracts, and Employee Well-Being: An International Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542697
eISBN:
9780191715389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542697.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

The full model that informs the research explores the potential impact on well‐being of a range of potential factors including forms of organizational support, employability, features of the role and ... More


Formation and Internal Structure

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/9780199298631.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter considers when or in what conditions the law will recognize that a personal employment contract has been validly made and has come into existence, and also what internal structure the ... More


Definition and Personal Structure

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/9780199298631.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter begins with an analysis of how employment law came to be organized around the category of the contract of employment, to which a false unity was attributed. It explains how the contract ... More


Content and Construction

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/9780199298631.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter seeks to complete the analysis of the identity, nature, and main attributes of personal work or employment contracts by considering how, in the law of personal work or employment ... More


The Personal Employment Contract

Mark Freedland

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298631
eISBN:
9780191719400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298631.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book is an analytical study of the current English law of traditional contracts of employment and of other personal employment contracts. Concentrating on the common law basis of individual ... More


Variation

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/9780199298631.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter considers the way in which the idea of variation is formulated and treated within the law of personal work or employment contracts, and how the treatment of variation fits into the ... More


Transformation and Transfer

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/9780199298631.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter discusses the category of transformation. The first section considers the topic of transformation and its relation to those of formation and termination, in terms of an underlying notion ... More


The Legal Construction of Personal Work Relations as Contracts

Mark R. Freedland and Nicola Kountouris

in The Legal Construction of Personal Work Relations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199551750
eISBN:
9780191731013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551750.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter is the first chapter of Part II and it begins by framing ‘the law of personal work contracts’, as a necessary precursor to the study of the law of personal work relations, which follows ... More


The Legal Construction of Personal Work Relations

Mark Freedland and Nicola Kountouris

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199551750
eISBN:
9780191731013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551750.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This book argues that a broad notion of ‘personal work relations’ should become the central organising idea for the future development of labour law. This concept is developed by drawing on extensive ... More


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


Introduction: From the Contract of Employment to the Personal Employment Contract—Expansion and Restatement

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/9780199298631.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This introductory chapter describes the scope of the book and the method of analysis used. It identifies the differences between the present volume and the original work. It also considers the ... More


Staffing the Organization: New Patterns of Entry and Exit

Huw Beynon, Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Kevin Ward

in Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248698
eISBN:
9780191697760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248698.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter begins by summarizing the main changes that have affected the ways in which people join the organizations: their employment contracts, their overall staffing levels, and company policies ... More


Towards a Codification of Personal Work Contracts—Relation and Contract in Employment Law

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/9780199298631.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter argues that the expansion and restatement of the law of the contract of employment is a feasible and useful project. However, the complete execution of it would consist of an ... More


The Many Futures of the Contract of Employment 1

Simon Deakin

in Labour Law in an Era of Globalization: Transformative Practices and Possibilities

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199271818
eISBN:
9780191699542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271818.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

In this section of the book, the focus shifts to the employment relationship and its place in the corporation. This chapter focuses on the historical development in the UK of the contract of ... More


Labour Markets and Legal Evolution

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/9780198152811.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to study the evolution of the contract of employment in Britain through an examination of mutations in legal form since the period of ... More


Employment Relations

Barney Jordaan

in Southern Cross: Civil Law and Common Law in South Africa

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260875
eISBN:
9780191682162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260875.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter is primarily concerned with the development of the contract of employment by the courts during the 19th and early 20th centuries and, more particularly, with those aspects of it which ... More


Freedom of Speech and The Contract of Employment: The Concept of the Public Interest

Lucy Vickers

in Freedom of Speech and Employment

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268307
eISBN:
9780191683497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268307.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter considers the contract of employment and the various duties owed by employees that may restrict the right to freedom of speech to be enjoyed by those who work. The main contractual ... More


Why Is Empowerment Hard to Achieve?

Paul Edwards and Judy Wajcman

in The Politics of Working Life

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199271900
eISBN:
9780191699559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271900.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

To be empowered means to have the ability and resources to take key decisions. Yet there is an immediate and important slippage of language. This chapter reviews debates on power and turns to ... More


Contracts

Symeon C. Symeonides

in Choice of Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190496722
eISBN:
9780190496753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496722.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

This chapter discusses the current practice of American courts in resolving contract conflicts under the two Restatements, the U.C.C., and the CISG, and the various modern approaches. Part I ... More


Employment Law

A.C.L. Davies

in Sham Transactions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685349
eISBN:
9780191770531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685349.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines a recent attempt by the Supreme Court to address the problem of ‘fake’ self-employment in the case of Autoclenz v Belcher. The United Kingdom Supreme Court held that courts and ... More


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