Employment Law Service: Female Employees

Employment Law Service: Female Employees

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The rapid change which is affecting the nature of employment in the UK is difficult to keep up with. The structure of the workforce continues to change, with new working practices making employees and employers more flexible. Central to this change has been the rapid increase in the number of women in work and the types of work they do. This guide is designed specifically to cover the issues that are relevant to today's female employee. From maternity to health and safety, from sex discrimination to harrassment, this looseleaf provides practical advice and guidance on all aspects of this area.show more

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  • Loose-leaf
  • Lexisnexis UK
  • Tolley Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0754501906
  • 9780754501909

Table of contents

Ante-natal issues: ante-natal care; sickness during pregnancy; maternity leave and maternity absence; payment during maternity leave and maternity absence; potential tribunal claims; additional material. Post-natal issues: ill health after child birth; returing to work; returning to what?; alternative working arrangements and varying contracts of employments; not returning to work and terminating employment; potential tribunal claims. Harassment: introduction; definition; employer's liability; legal action and remedies; preventing and handling claims; future developments. Sex discrimination: introduction; sources; definitions and terms used; applicatbility and exclusions; recruitment; issues during employment; dismissal; the role of the Equal Opportunities Commission; tribunal proceedings; equal pay. Health and safety issues.show more