Employment Law in Scotland brings together in a single comprehensive guide all the areas of employment and labour law relevant to the parties involved in the employment relationship in Scotland.
Each area of employment is considered in depth and includes references to relevant primary and secondary research materials in the UK and further afield.
The differences between Scottish employment law and the rest of the UK are considered including differences in contract law, including third party rights; holiday entitlements; claims in breach of contract; the Employment Appeals Tribunal process and Civil Court procedure.
The third edition of this text has been updated to cover recent significant case law and also to include: · The Scottish Affairs Committee inquiry into zero hours contracts and the increase in 'gig economy' · Coverage of the recent elimination of employment tribunal fees by the UK Supreme Court · Ongoing discussions in the Scottish parliament regarding changes in legislation on sexual harassment in the workplace · The possible implications of Brexit on future European Court of Justice employment law
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Development of employment law Chapter 2 Institutions of employment law Chapter 3 Human rights in employment law Chapter 4 Contracts of employment Chapter 5 Legal rights of atypical workers Chapter 6 Continuity of employment and transfer of undertakings Chapter 7 Termination of the contract Chapter 8 Equality law Chapter 9 Disability discrimination Chapter 10 Family-friendly rights Chapter 11 Wages Chapter 12 Statutory regulation of working time and rights to time off work Chapter 13 Health and safety, the common law Chapter 14 Health and safety – statutory duty Chapter 15 Trade union law Chapter 16 Trade union law and industrial action Chapter 17 Immigration and employment law Chapter 18 Alternative dispute resolution