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The Crusade for Equality in the Workplace: The Griggs V. Duke Power Story

by Robert Belton & Stephen L. Wasby

The seminal history of Title VII of the civil Rights Act of 1964, workplace equality, and how Griggs v. Duke Power led to its interpretation and enforcement.


Revolt on Goose Island: The Chicago Factory Takeover and What it Says About the Economic Crisis

by Kari Lydersen

Revised and updated, with a new afterword by the author

“There is much talk about ‘audacity’ these days, but true chutzpah is when the workers take over the factory and take on the bank. Kari Lydersen’s...


Employment Law

by Elizabeth Aylott

Employment Law is a practical guide to understanding and applying the law effectively at work. Tailored to the needs of practitioners it offers a complete overview of the fundamentals of employment law, examining...


Enhancing Capabilities Through Labour Law: Informal Workers in India

by Supriya Routh

In 2002 the International Labour Organization issued a report titled 'Decent work and the informal economy' in which it stressed the need to ensure appropriate employment and income, rights at work, and effective...


New Governance and the European Employment Strategy

by Samantha Velluti

In recent years new or experimental approaches to governance in the EU, namely the Open Method of Coordination (OMC), have attracted great interest and controversy. This book examines the European Employment...


Hard Lessons: The Mine Mill Union in the Canadian Labour Movement

by Dieter K. Buse, Peter Suschnigg & Mercedes Steedman

This book brings together the voices of contemporary labour leaders, activists, old timers, and academics to discuss the first hundred years of the Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers Union.


The Maritime Labour Convention 2006: International Labour Law Redefined

by Jennifer Lavelle

With the Maritime Labour Convention  now in force (as of August 2013), the shipping industry is faced with a new international convention that has comprehensive implications across all sectors. This vital...


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...


Employment Relationships: Workers, Unions and Employers in New Zealand

by Erling Rasmussen

This revised evaluation of the New Zealand Employment Relations Act 2000 assesses the developing trends and major changes in the employment relations situation in New Zealand since the act was passed. Perspectives...


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...


Independence and the Death of Employment

by Ken Phillips

Occasionally a book will shake people's ideas and Ken Phillips shakes them often by exposing concepts you may not even realize you hold. Every day, when you 'go to work', you are involved in legal and human...


The Job Description Handbook

by Margie Mader-Clark

Everything you need to define the job, step by step Every job has a description -- and if you craft it carefully, you can use a job description for effective hiring, new employee orientation, evaluating performances,...


Every Employee's Guide to the Law

by Lewin G. Iii Joel

Covering every aspect of employment from the job interview to post-employment benefits, this invaluable resource focuses on employee rights guaranteed by law and explains how workers can be protected. In language...


The Changing Law of the Employment Relationship: Comparative Analyses in the European Context

by Nicola Countouris

Industrialized countries have witnessed a progressive crisis of the regulatory framework sustaining the binary model of the employment relationship based on the subordinate employment/autonomous self-employment...


The Case against the Davis-Bacon Act: Fifty-Four Reasons for Repeal

by Armand J. Thieblot

The Davis-Bacon Act is a United States federal law that established the requirement that prevailing wages must be paid on public works projects. In this book, Armand J. Thieblot argues that the law was passed...


Occupational Safety and Health Law Handbook

by Lopez, Deakins & Nash

Need to know the fundamentals behind occupational safety and health law? This highly anticipated new edition of a popular handbook provides you with an authoritative and up-to-date reference that you'll quickly...


The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination

by Debora C., Attorney England

The harassment and discrimination desk reference for every HR professional and manager Employees filed more than 95,000 discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims against their employers in 2008, with...


Ageing Populations and Changing Labour Markets: Social and Economic Impacts of the Demographic Time Bomb

by Stella Vettori

Ageing populations are seen both as a threat and an opportunity. There is concern about discrimination against older workers, at the same time as there is concern about a shortage of labour. Professor Stella...


The Big Squeeze

by Steven Greenhouse

Why, in the world's most affluent nation, are so many corporations squeezing their employees dry? In this fresh, carefully researched book, New York Times reporter Steven Greenhouse explores the economic, political,...


Why Labor Organizing Should Be a Civil Right: Rebuilding a Middle-Class Democracy by Enhancing Worker Voice

by Richard D. Kahlenberg & Moshe Z. Marvit

Of the many causes of increased inequality-globalization, changes in technology, and the adoption of regressive tax policies-the virtual collapse of the American labor movement over the past quarter-century...