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The law of work : common law and the regulation of work /
David J. Doorey.
Toronto, Canada : Emond Montgomery Publications, 2016.
xii, 482 [22] pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
9781552396063 (pbk.)
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Toronto, Canada : Emond Montgomery Publications, 2016.
9781552396063 (pbk.)
contents note
Part I: The Law of Work: Themes, Frameworks, and Perspectives -- Canadian Work Law in a Nutshell -- The Law of What? Employment, Self-Employment, and Everything in Between -- A Framework for Analyzing the Law of Work -- Key Perspectives That Shape the Law of Work -- Selected Cases: Part I -- Part II: The Common Law Regime -- A Brief History of the Common Law Model of Employment / Claire Mummé -- The Job Recruitment and Hiring Process -- The Requirements of an Employment Contract -- Expressed and Ancillary Employment Contract Terms -- Implied Employment Contract Terms -- Modifying Employment Contracts -- Termination by Agreement of the Parties -- Termination by "Frustration" -- Termination by an Employer with "Reasonable Notice" -- Summary Dismissal: Termination for Cause Without Notice -- "You Forced Me to Quit!": The Special Case of Constructive Dismissal -- Damages in Wrongful Dismissal Lawsuits -- "I Quit!": Termination of the Employment Contract by the Employee -- Tort Law and the Employment Relationship -- Selected Cases: Part II -- Part III: The Regulatory Regime -- Mapping Labour Market Regulation -- The Charter of Rights and Freedoms and Regulatory Standards -- Regulating Wages and Pay Equity -- Regulating Working Time -- Regulating the End of Employment Contracts -- Regulating Worker Safety and Injuries / Bob Barnetson -- Mapping Human Rights at Work -- Putting Human Rights Law to Work -- What Are the Prohibited Grounds of Discrimination? -- Bona Fide Occupational Requirements and Other Discrimination Defences -- The Duty to Accommodate / Michael Lynk -- Regulating Unemployment -- The Right to Work: Immigration and Mobility Law / Sarah Marsden -- Intellectual Property Law and Work / May Cheng -- Privacy Law at Work / John Craig and Justine Lindner -- Pensions, Insolvencies, Bankruptcies, and the Worker / Simon Archer -- International Law, Trade Law, and Globalization -- Selected Cases: Part III.
general note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
catalogue key
"This multi-part text offers a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the many aspects of employment and labour law in Canada, and the policies and forces that shape it. Written to fill the need for a law text that is accessible to law and non-law students alike, it features numerous but concise chapters, clear explanations of concepts and definitions, and useful pedagogy throughout. It is intended primarily for undergraduate and graduate university and college students, particularly those in courses on employment law, human resources management, labour law, labour studies, industrial relations, and other business and labour courses. The book/ebook is also linked to Professor Doorey's own widely read and award-winning blog ( Students will be able to refer to the website to find regularly updated content, links, and news related to the contents of each chapter, as well as the author's regular insightful blog posts, commentary, and additional discussion questions relating to current developments in this field."--Publisher's website.

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