EU Employment Law

EU Employment Law

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This new edition of EU Employment Law provides a complete revision and update of the leading English language text in the field. The coverage in the new edition has been expanded with material on all the latest developments, incorporating the changes made by the Lisbon Treaty; the EU2020 strategy; the Charter of Fundamental Rights; the 'Article 19 Directives'; the Temporary Agency Work Directive; the revisions to the existing including the Directives on Parental
Leave and European Works Council; and the new Social Security Regulations 883/2004. It also analyses the ever-expanding body of employment case law, including the momentous decisions in Viking, Laval, Rueffert, and Commission v Luxembourg.
The book begins with an examination of the development of EU employment law focusing on the shift from employment law to employment policy. The text then studies rule-making in the field of employment law, considering both the traditional routes to legislation and governance techniques such as the Open Method of Coordination. The final chapters look closely at the substantive area of employment law, examining the free movement of persons, equal treatment, health and safety and working
conditions, the restructuring of enterprises, worker participation, and collective action. Throughout, the book addresses the fundamental question as to the purpose of EU employment law: is it primarily economic, or social, or both?
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Product details

  • Paperback | 800 pages
  • 171 x 242 x 44mm | 1,328g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0199692920
  • 9780199692927
  • 435,280

Table of contents

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION ; 1. The Evolution of EU 'Social' Policy ; 2. Law-making in the Field of Social Policy ; 3. The Employment Title and the Lisbon Strategy ; PART TWO: MIGRANT WORKERS ; 4. Free Movement of (Economically Active) Persons and the Limitations on Free Movement ; PART THREE: EQUALITY LAW ; 5. Equality Law: An Introduction ; 6. Equal Pay ; 7. Equal Treatment ; 8. Family Friendly Policies ; 9. Equal Treatment in Respect of Social Security and Pensions ; PART FOUR: HEALTH AND SAFETY AND WORKING CONDITIONS ; 10. Health and Safety ; 11. Working Conditions ; PART FIVE: EMPLOYEE RIGHTS ON RESTRUCTURING ENTERPRISES ; 12. Transfers of Undertakings ; 13. Collective Redundancies and Employees' Rights on the Employer's Insolvency ; PART SIX: COLLECTIVE LABOUR LAW ; 14. Worker Involvement in Decision-Making ; 15. Freedom of Association, Collective Bargaining, and Collective Action
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About Catherine Barnard

Catherine Barnard is Professor of European Union Law and Jean Monnet Chair of EU Law at the University of Cambridge. She is also a Fellow of Trinity College. She specializes in European Union Law, labour and discrimination law, and competition law, and has written a number of books including The Substantive Law of the EU: The Four Freedoms (OUP, 2010).
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