Author : Malcolm Mead
ISBN : 0851217621
The 4th edition of this handbook provides the practitioner with expert analysis of the law in the area of unfair dismissal. Paying particular attention to case decisions, which in this area of law are prolific, the author has attempted to interpret the cases and put them into proper context.
The book has been extensively updated to include the important cases of Polkey and Litster as well as the Employment Act of recent years. Chapters cover : Persons protected against unfair dismissal ; The qualifying period of employment ; Dismissal ; The effective date of termination ; The reason for dismissal ; The fairness of dismissal; Dismissal for sickness or injury ; Dismissal for redundancy ; Dismissal and maternity ; Dismissal and the trade union member ; Dismissal during strikes and lock-outs ; The transfer of undertakings and the employee ; Remedies ; Normal working hours and a week’s pay