Author: Yuwen Li
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
Release Date: 2009
Employment discrimination is present in any society. However, this severe social problem has escalated in the post-Mao era in China. The imbalance between supply and demand in the labour market, combined with a lack of general consciousness regarding labour rights, have contributed to the swift spread of discrimination. This book contains the most recent research on the reality of discrimination in China, and advocates for effective employment equality protection through law and specialised equality institutions. The study of equal treatment in the legal systems of the EU illustrates the important contribution law, together with general policies, can make to the improvement of equality in employment. While both systems face a distinctive range and degree of problems, employment discrimination ought to be taken seriously in China and the countries of the EU.
Routledge-Cavendish Q&As – your path to exam success! Has the thought of facing your law exams left you feeling completely overwhelmed? Are you staring at the mountain of revision in front of you and wondering where to start? Routledge-Cavendish Q&As will help guide you through the revision maze, providing essential exam practice and helping you polish your essay-writing technique. Each Routledge-Cavendish Q&A contains 50 essay and problem-based questions on topics commonly found on exam papers, complete with answer plans and fully worked model answers. The titles are written by lecturers who are also examiners, so you can recognise exactly what examiners are looking for in an answer. Key cases and legislation are highlighted within the text for ease of reference Boxed answer plans after each question outline the major points you should be aiming to convey within your answer The books in this series are supported by a companion web offering you bonus q&as; advice on preparing for your exams; revision checklists; discussion forums and more. But don’t just take our word for it! "The book was an answer to my prayers... I’ve been begging tutors to give us ready-made answers so we get a structure as to what we should be including and revising and the Q&As do exactly that!" Azmina Thanda, 2nd year LLB "The Routledge-Cavendish Q&As are very well designed and helpful, giving a good indication of what comes up in exams." Deaglan McArdle, 3rd year LLB
Author: Julia Palca
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Release Date: 2009-01-29
What are grounds for dismissal? When is a person redundant? What about equal pay? Employment Law Checklists provides the first point of reference for anyone whose work brings them into contact with employment law or human resources issues. The new edition of this practical and accessible guide to employment law has been fully updated to include developments in equality legislation, family friendly laws, TUPE, and statutory dispute provisions. Combining concise, cogent analysis with an appealing and easy to use checklist format, this title provides quick answers to a wide variety of employment law problems. It sets out clearly and concisely all the points which must be considered and the procedures which must be followed before employment decisions are made. The law relating to each topic is briefly described, followed by step-by-step guidance on how to approach each issue. The fourth edition of this title continues to present the law in a practical and user friendly format, bringing readers up to date with this fast-moving area of law.
Author: Richard Benny
Publisher: Blackstone Press
Release Date: 2008-01-01
No matter how good your research and study skills, the ultimate test for the law student is the exam. This book explains how to successfully tackle the sort of problems and essay questions typically found in exam papers. The authors clearly guide students through the process of planning and structuring answers, providing advice on what to include, and on what to leave out. The book contains 50 questions and example answers divided into chapters covering all major topics. Each chapter begins with an introduction focusing on important points and ends with suggestions for further reading. Each question is supported by clear commentary indicating exactly what examiners are looking for, followed by an answer plan listing the key points to cover. Online Resource Centre An Online Resource Centre accompanies the book, providing links to useful websites and a glossary to develop students' knowledge of subject-specific terms.
Author: Thomas R. Haggard
Release Date: 2009-07-29
Employment discrimination law is like a huge jigsaw puzzle—albeit one with many missing and mismatched pieces, which are constantly being changed. The purpose of Understanding Employment Discrimination Law is to clarify the differences, uncertainty, and complexity of employment discrimination law. The Second Edition deals with all the watershed Supreme Court decisions since 2002 and otherwise expands and updates the coverage of the prior edition.
Author: Andrew H. Friedman
Release Date: 2018-04-06
REVISION 12 HIGHLIGHTS Author Andrew Friedman has packed the 2017 edition of Litigating Employment Discrimination Cases with up-to-date coverage of bedrock employment law principles; detailed analyses of current trends in the law; use-it- today practical advice; and four new forms. The highlights include new and updated text on these issues: Federal Statutes Prohibiting Discrimination Title VII Race/color discrimination Discrimination based on religion Gender discrimination National origin discrimination EEOC investigation New cases and updated coverage of hot topics arising under the ADA; ADEA; EPA; FLSA; and FMLA. Theories and Proof of Discrimination Imprecise definition of “direct evidence.” Criticism of the McDonnell Douglas burden-shifting test. “Severe or (not “and”) pervasive” standard in harassment cases. Challenges in defining “religion” in order to establish a prima facie case. Case Evaluation Use of a “scope of representation” acknowledgment, with sample language. Summary Judgment Recent curtailment of the hirer-firer doctrine. Resolution Without Trial Ethical obligations in settlement negotiations. Obtaining written settlement authorization, with sample language for short- and long-form authorization. Post-Settlement Issues: Disengagement letter, with discussion of six purposes the letter must serve Converting important documents into forms Preserving/destroying documents Notifying regulators, if necessary Thanking and paying referral source, if any Issuing 1099s. New Forms! Client Instruction Letter Motion to Proceed Under Pseudonym and to Seal Personally Identifying Information; Disclosure of Corporate Affiliations [Sample 1] Disclosure of Corporate Affiliations [Sample 2]
ItOs All Who You Know When Working the System HereOs How to Get to Know the Right People The worldOs attention turned to the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2009, when Barack Obama took the Presidential oath of office. But inside the building, changes had already taken place that would have broad implications for his agenda. The 111th Congress had convened on January 6 with a far stronger Democratic majority than the one that had preceded it. Their ambitious legislative agenda requires the assistance of their staffs to prepare them for all the important issues on the legislative table. Thus, it is more important than ever to know about senior congressional committee staff members and the role they play in shaping todayOs legislation. While members of the House of Representatives and the Senate enact laws, it is often their staffers who exert the greatest influence in the lawmaking process. Staffers advise their elected bosses, establish political positions on issues, craft legislation, put policies in place, and play important roles on scores of congressional committees. The next time you need to find out who is the most effective person to advocate your cause D turn to the InsiderOs Guide for all the answers. Overall it provides access to an important, if not very visible, component of the legislative process. Recommended-CHOICE The InsiderOs Guide to Key Committee Staff of the U.S. Congress contains in-depth profiles on key congressional staff members that you will not find elsewhere. The information provided on these personnel gives you not only the contact information and other pertinent data but also the inside track to those people. These are the staffers who work with and support the representatives and senators in various important roles that help to enact change or refine existing laws and codes that govern our nation. With all the sweeping changes that have taken place since the Obama administration took office, this essential resource has never been more important or more valuable. This new edition features over 125 new profiles and is designed to be the ultimate for quick and easy reference. The InsiderOs Guide is the leading source for information on more than 600 congressional staff members. The profiles included feature: In-depth biographical information Detailed professional history and educational background Staff membersO areas of expertise and committee role Up-to-date contact information and photograph, when available Staffers' own insights as to their committeeOs priorities and special projects during this session of Congress Organized by House, Senate, and Joint committee assignments, youOll find both the person youOre looking for and information on his or her individual impact on legislation and decision-making. With this InsiderOs Guide, youOll never again need to question who is the most effective person to advocate your cause.
Author: West Publishing, Inc
Release Date: 2009-06-19
Since becoming editor in chief of Black's Law Dictionary in the mid-1990s, I've tried with each successive edition-the seventh, the eighth, and now the ninth-to make the book at once both more scholarly and more practical. Anyone who cares to put this book alongside the sixth or earlier editions will discover that the book has been almost entirely rewritten, with an increase in precision and clarity. It's true that I've cut some definitions that appeared in the sixth and earlier editions. On a representative sample of two consecutive pages of the sixth can be found botulism, bouche (mouth), bough ofa tree, bought (meaning "purchased"), bouncer (referring to a nightclub employee), bourg (a village), boulevard, bourgeois, brabant (an obscure kind ofancient coin also called a crocard), brabanter (a mercenary soldier in the Middle Ages), and brachium maris (an arm of the sea). These can hardly be counted as legal terms worthy of inclusion in a true law dictionary, and Black's had been properly criticized for including headwords such as these." Meanwhile, though, within the same span of terms, I've added entries for three types of boundaries (agreed boundary, land boundary, lost boundary), as well as for bounty hunter, bounty land, bounty-land warrant, boutique (a specialized law firm), box day (a day historically set aside for filing papers in Scotland's Court of Session), box-top license (also known as a shrink-wrap license), Boykin Act (an intellectual-property statute enacted after World War II), Boyle defense (also known as the government-contractor defense), bracket system (the tax term), Bracton (the title of one of the earliest, most important English lawbooks), and Brady Act (the federal law for background checks on handgun-purchasers). And all the other entries have been wholly revised-shortened here and amplified there to bring the book into better proportion. Hence, in one brief span of entries, the sixth and the ninth editions appear to be entirely different books. That's true throughout the work. But it's not as if I've revised the book with any hostility toward historical material. In fact, I've added hundreds of Roman-law terms that had been omitted from earlier editions and retranslated all the others on grounds that current users ofthe dictionary might need to look up the meanings ofthese historical terms. But whatever appears here, in my view, should be plausibly a law-related term-and closely related to the law. Users ought to be reminded once again about the handy collection oflegal maxims in Appendix B. It is, I believe, the most comprehensive and accurate set of translated maxims to be found anywhere in print-thanks to the erudite revisions of two civillaw experts of the first rank: Professor Tony Honore of Oxford and Professor David Walker of Glasgow. A lexicographer must do what is practicable to improve each new edition ofa dictionary. One of the notable features ofthis new edition is the dating of the most common terms-that is, the parenthetical inclusion of a date to show the term's earliest known use in the English language. For researching these dates, I'm grateful to the distinguished and industrious lexicographer at the Yale Law Library, Fred R. Shapiro. "See David Mellinkoff, The Myth ofPrecision and the Law Dictionary, 31 U.C.L.A. L. Rev. 423, 440 (1983). As a lexicographer, I've learned a great deal from my friends and mentors in the field-especially the late Robert W. Burchfield, editor ofthe Oxford English Dictionary Supplement during the latter halfofthe 20th century. Like his 19th-century precursors at the Oxford English Dictionary, Burchfield had a battalion oflexicographic volunteers from around the globe to help him in his momentous work. I have tried to do the same. Because I genuinely believe in a community ofscholars- a community oflearned people who understand the cultural and historical importance ofhaving a first-rate dictionary, and are willing to playa role in producing it-I have called on volunteers to help in the production ofthis vast and complex dictionary. It has been rewarding to have so many lawyers, judges, and scholars answer the call. Take a moment, if you will, and scan the masthead on pages vi-ix. Consider that each of these contributors personally edited 30 to 50 pages ofsingle-spaced manuscript-some more than that. They suggested improved wordings and solved editorial difficulties they encountered. Consider the geographical variety of the panelists, and ponder the years of specialist knowledge they brought to their work. Look at the panel of academic contributors and notice that they are distinguished scholars ofthe highest order, many ofthem household names among lawyers. They exerted themselves not just for the betterment of this book, but for the betterment ofthe law as a whole. For this is the law dictionary that the profession has relied on for over a century. Everyone who cares about the law owes our contributors a debt ofthanks. Bryan A. Garner LawProse, Inc. Dallas, Texas April 2009
Author: Adrienne J. Colella
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2018
Genre: Business & Economics
Increasing workplace diversity has given rise to growing intergroup challenges that persistently manifest in discrimination. An emerging science in psychology, sociology, and management has yielded useful evidence to be brought to bear on the important problem of discrimination, but current literature is either focused on social (rather than work) settings, on legal (rather than interpersonal) issues, or on the general phenomenon of diversity instead of the social problem of discrimination in action. Edited by Adrienne J. Colella and Eden B. King, The Oxford Handbook of Workplace Discrimination provides readers with a broad and interdisciplinary review of state-of-the-art research on discrimination in the workplace. In this volume, Colella, King, and their contributing authors tackle the unique experiences of people from diverse perspectives and communities (including religious minorities, gay and lesbian workers, and people with disabilities); the myriad of ways in which discrimination can manifest and its overall consequences; explanations for discrimination; and strategies for reduction. This Handbook will propel future scholarship by clearly outlining the substantive questions, methods, and issues for the future ahead.
Author: David Twomey
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2009-02-25
Genre: Business & Economics
Written by a nationally renowned White House labor arbitrator, this edition continues its comprehensive and objective treatment of labor and employment law topics while challenging students to develop critical thinking skills through case analysis. In-depth chapters explore labor law topics, focusing primarily on the National Labor Relations Act, and are updated to include coverage of court systems and the role of administrative agencies in policymaking. In addition, a thorough understanding of employment law topics is provided through chapters on discrimination law, occupational safety and health issues, employee privacy, and more and is updated to include issues of violence in the workplace and the implications of the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. No other text on this market can claim the prestige of authorship and timely coverage of topics so important to students in their business careers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Damian Brown
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date: 2009
Blackstone's Employment Law Practice 2009 is the indispensable resource for employment practitioners, providing all you need to advise clients confidently and to appear in tribunal. It draws together key legislation, procedural rules, Codes of Practice and Practice Directions as well asin-depth analysis of law and procedure in one convenient portable volume. The essential work for employment practice is back with a brand new edition. Providing comprehensive coverage of practice and procedure in the employment tribunal, Employment Appeal Tribunal and Central Arbitration Committee, Blackstone's Employment Law Practice 2009 includes specialist coverage ofissues that frequently arise at tribunal, such as calculation of costs, application of TUPE and guidance on drafting of compromise agreements. Alongside the latest developments in law and procedure and guidance on the key areas of substantive law, other features of the book include:DT All the material you need when preparing for and during a case in tribunal or court in one convenient portable volumeDT Unparalleled coverage and practical explanation of employment law and procedure in the employment tribunal and civil courtsDT Eminent author team, headed by John Bowers QC, bring together consummate experience of every aspect of employment law and practice, ensuring unrivalled quality and clear, practical insightDT Updated annually, the 2009 edition has been extensively revised to contain full coverage of all recent developments, such as the Employment Act 2008 and the new ACAS code on Discipline and Grievance.DT Wide range of flowcharts and procedural checklists provide immediate clarification of complex procedural issuesDT Clear page design ensures easy navigation and quick access to essential information DT Quick reference guides to the book organized by procedure and by substantive lawDT An expanded chapter on the taxation of tribunal awards and compromises by Jonathan SchwarzDT Case summaries of the principal employment law cases including key quotesDT Precedent agreements supporting cases from the tribunal to the civil courtsDT Information on practice and procedure in Scotland by Brian Napier QCDT Appendices provide current and historical financial data