Beyond Employment: Changes in Work and the Future of Labour Law in Europe (Hardback)
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Beyond Employment: Changes in Work and the Future of Labour Law in Europe (Hardback)

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Hardback 260 Pages / Published: 26/04/2001
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This book is the English edition of what has become widely known as 'The Supiot Report' - a bold and far-reaching look at the changing nature of work initiated by the EC. It takes as its starting point the profound changes that have taken place in the underlying employment relationship and associated human resource practices over the past twenty years. These developments are placed in their economic, social, and institutional contexts, while also providing a valuable comparative study of labour law in the main European countries. Competitive pressures on firms, the search for greater efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of public services, the changing role of women in society, and the desire for greater choice on the part of individuals are all important motives for change. The legal framework and the structures and organizations which represent the interests of workers and employers must respond to these changes. Drawing on illustrations from a number of European countries, the book suggests that the legal framework should encourage greater collaboration in the workplace, particularly over issues such as training. But it should also place work within its social context and facilitate genuine choices by individuals.

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199243051
Number of pages: 260
Weight: 519 g
Dimensions: 242 x 162 x 20 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Beyond Employment is a useful contribution to the debate on how society should go about regulating work in the early 21st century. * John Philpott, Financial Adviser *
Suited to students interested in labour law and employment in Europe * European Access Plus *

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