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The Grandeur and Misery of the Social State

by Alain Supiot, Serge Haroche & Liz Libbrecht

The legal history of the construction of the welfare state gives an idea of its greatness. But this easy-going sovereign, tolerant to protest and accountable for its subjects’ well-being, seems to be struck...


Sexual Harassment: A Debate

by Linda LeMoncheck

The question of what constitutes sexual harassment—from suggestive remarks to outright threats, from off-color jokes to lewd posters on office walls—is contentious, as is the question of how to address sexual...


Living Wage

by Shelley Marshall

This book is driven by a quest to re-regulate work to reduce informality and inequality, and promote a living wage for more people across the world. It presents the findings of a multidisciplinary study in four...


Philosophical Foundations of Labour Law

by Hugh Collins, Gillian Lester & Virginia Mantouvalou

This collection of essays presents an interdisciplinary investigation by lawyers and philosophers into the philosophical ideas, concepts, and principles that provide the foundation for the field of labour law...


Everyday Transgressions

by Adelle Blackett

Adelle Blackett tells the story behind the International Labour Organization's (ILO) Decent Work for Domestic Workers Convention No. 189, and its accompanying Recommendation No. 201 which in 2011 created the...


Trouble at the Mill

by Aditya Sarkar

The colonial administration passed a Factory Act in 1881, producing the first official definition of ‘factory’ in modern Indian history—as a workplace using steam power and regularly employing over 100...


ERISA Survey of Federal Circuits

by Brooks R. Magratten

The federal circuit courts can vary significantly in their approach to substantive and procedural ERISA issues. Now fully updated, this is the most current resource available to the practitioner who needs to...


Effectively Staffing Your Law Firm

by Jennifer J. Rose

Good law office staff is harder to find (and keep) than clients (and sometimes spouses). The average solo or small firm lawyer may spend more waking hours each day with staff than with a spouse or significant...


New York Management Law

by Scott Horton

Do you have employees reporting to you? This is a tremendous responsibility, both to them and your company.

Especially in New York, there is a complex web of laws that regulate the workplace. If you don’t know...


We Are Hourly Labors. Not Paupers.

by Lawrence D. Taplah

Working at Lincoln Industries is apparently a choice we made. This choice protects our vested interests in the indulgence of employment at will. Our choice to work is overwhelmingly protected by the constitution...


The Ultimate Domestic Workers Guide

by Charmaine Murray & Elanè vd Westhuizen

Being in the business of supplying work to domestic workers for the last twenty-plus years, I and my personal assistant thought it well to bring out an easy, understandable guide regarding employing a domestic...


Osh Induction Program in Enhancing Safety Awareness Amongst Fabrication Workers in Brooke Dockyard, Kuching, Sarawak

by Andrew Anak Ronggie

This academic research is conducted to examine the occupational safety and health induction program in enhancing safety awareness amongst fabrication workers. For that purpose, this study will be conducted within...


Unheard Testimony

by M.C. Knight

This is a novel about mysterious circumstances and ventures which developed during the course of a member of corporate management; McKnight, as he set forth his journey within the Structure of the gigantic General...


Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Your Rights in the Workplace

by Nancy Ruddy & Andrew Liput

Addressing almost all pervasive issues in the workplace, this book is a must-have for all employees who wish to be vigilant of their rights as workers. Intended to be a handy reference guide, Everything You...


Humans as a Service

by Jeremias Prassl

The crowdsourcing of work - the 'gig economy' - has been hailed as a 'sharing' revolution, enabling 'micro-entrepreneurs' to enjoy greater autonomy and flexibility in taking on 'gigs', 'rides', or 'tasks', while...


Sweatshops in Paradise

by Virginia Lynn Sudbury

When nine Vietnamese women arrived at Virginia Lynn Sudburys small law office in Pago Pago, on the island of Tutuila in the territory of American Samoa, she wasnt certain she would take the case. The women,...


Employment Law and Human Rights

by Robin Allen Qc, Rachel Crasnow Qc, Anna Beale & Claire McCann et al.

The European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR), Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) and the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union have had a significant impact on UK employment law, but the ultimate contours...


Managing Risk in High-Stakes Faculty Employment Decisions

by Julee T. Flood & Terry L. Leap

Understanding the risks involved in hiring new faculty is becoming increasingly important. In Managing Risk in High-Stakes Faculty Employment Decisions Julee T. Flood and Terry Leap critically examine the landscape...


Health Care Benefits Law

by Jeffrey D. Mamorsky

Making sense of the nonstop parade of federal and state legislation, regulation and decisional law governing health care benefits is not an easy task. For professionals in the field, however, it is an essential...


Maximizing Law Firm Profitability: Hiring, Training and Developing Productive Lawyers

by Debra Forman

Whether you practice with a small group of lawyers or manage a large law firm, Debra Forman's Maximizing Law Firm Profitability: Hiring, Training and Developing Productive Lawyers will help you become more effective,...