20 Credits SPRING



Aims/Description: This unit considers the principal areas of UK Employment Law, focusing on the relationship between employers and employees. In this guise the topic is often known as Individual Employment Law to distinguish it from Collective Labour Law, which covers matters such as trade union law and industrial conflict. Among topics covered are the Contract of Employment, Equal Pay, Sexual and Racial Discrimination, and the claims available on Dismissal.

Restrictions on availability: Only available to law students. Numbers may be limited according to staff availablity.

Staff Contact: ATKINSON JOE R
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam

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