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This is a completely rewritten new edition of the classic text, The Modern Law of Strikes, by a team of expert practitioners. It provides a unique and authoritative guide to trade union recognition and the issues involved with present-day industrial action. Industrial action has become more frequent in recent years, and this book sets out the law and procedures which employment practitioners need to be aware of. It includes full coverage of trade union recognition, social security, employment protection rights, deductions from pay, and the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 on strikes and picketing. Relevant forms and precedents are also included.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780199269655
ISBN-10: 0199269653
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 29mm)
Pages: 456
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 26-Feb-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Bowers

John Bowers is a leading figure in employment law, specializing in both individual and collective employment law, discrimination and pensions law, and judicial review. He is the author of a number of successful employment law books, including the sixth edition of Bowers on Employment Law. He practises from Littleton Chambers and is also a Recorder on the Midland Circuit. Michael Duggan is a barrister at Littleton Chambers, specializing in employment law. He has extensive experience of trade union work involving labour disputes. David Reade is a barrister at Littleton Chambers, practising across the spectrum of contentious and non contentious employment law.

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