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Labour & Employment

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  • Planet Jackson

    Power, Greed and Unions

    by Brad Norington

    Kathy Jackson was hailed as a heroine for blowing the whistle on the million-dollar fraud of Michael Williamson, the corrupt boss of the Health Services Union. While remaining steadfast in this very public ordeal, she endured bitter personal attacks from enemies in the Labor Party and the union movement.But what if Jackson was just as corrupt as Williamson? Or worse?This is the real HSU story. The ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Lab Rats

    Guardian's Best Non-Fiction, 2019

    by Dan Lyons

    Guardian's Best Non-Fiction, 2019The Tablet's Highlights of 2019Personality tests. Team-building exercises. Forced Fun. Desktop surveillance. Open-plan offices. Acronyms. Diminishing job security. Hot desking. Pointless perks. Hackathons.If any of the above sound familiar, welcome to the modern economy. In this hilarious, but deadly serious book, bestselling author Dan Lyons looks at how the world ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD

  • Work Like a Woman

    A Manifesto For Change

    by Mary Portas

    **'There aren't many books that can claim to change your life, but this one will.' Clare Balding'A force for good, for change. This book will make you change the way you think. Mary is my hero.' Scarlett Curtis, author of Feminists Don't Wear Pink**Are you ready to be your best self at work?Packed with advice, tips and decades of business experience from Mary Portas, this is a book for every one ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Surviving Bullies, Queen Bees & Psychopaths in the Workplace

    by Patricia G. Barnes

    Targets of workplace bullying are not powerless. Lawsuits are filed everyday against employers that tolerate or encourage workplace bullying. This book helps employees understand the problem and evaluate their options. It helps employers avoid the potentially catastrophic risk posed by workplace bullying, which is at the heart of many of types of common employment lawsuits. The author is a judge, ... Read more

    $13.20 AUD

  • The Protection of Employee Entitlements in Insolvency

    An Australian Perspective

    by Helen Anderson

    The Protection of Employee Entitlements in Insolvency: An Australian Perspective is the first detailed analysis of the law and policy dealing with employee entitlements such as wages, leave and redundancy payments that are threatened when companies fail. Although Australia has a government-funded safety-net scheme, currently known as the Fair Entitlements Guarantee, it doesn't cover all lost ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • On Fairness

    by Sally McManus

    series On Series
    Most of us believe in fairness. Why then do we have creeping inequality in the land of the fair go?The answer lies in stagnant wage rises, gender pay inequity, insecure work and the lack of real opportunities for all while corporations are still consuming large profits and executives claim record bonuses.Sally McManus confronts these truths every day. In On Fairness, she explores the true cost of ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Employment Rights Now

    Reflections on the Australian Charter of Employment Rights

    by Claire Ozich

    The world of work is rapidly changing. Now, more than ever, there is a need for a principles-based approach to providing fair and decent workplaces.Eight years after drawing up the Australian Charter of Employment Rights and advocating for a rights-based approach to creating fair workplaces, the Australian Institute of Employment Rights once again brings together reflections on Australia’s ... Read more

    $16.05 AUD

  • Employment, Labour and Industrial Law in Australia

    by Daniel Williams and 4 more

    Employment, Labour and Industrial Law in Australia provides a comprehensive, current and accessible resource for the undergraduate and Juris Doctor student. With a social and political background to the law, this text provides insightful legal analysis underscored by practical business experience, while exploring key principles through a close evaluation of laws and lively discussion of prominent ... Read more

    $97.23 AUD

  • Think and Grow Rich!

    by Napoleon Hill and 1 more

    Think and Grow Rich - Over 80 Million Copies Sold This edition of Napoleon Hill's classic Think and Grow Rich is a reproduction of Napoleon Hill's personal copy of the first edition, the ONLY original version recommended by The Napoleon Hill Foundation, originally printed in March of 1937. The most famous of all teachers of success spent "a fortune and the better part of a lifetime of effort" to ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Discrimination Law

    by Sandra Fredman FBA

    series Clarendon Law Series
    Equality is an ideal to which we all aspire. Yet the more closely we examine it, the more its meaning shifts. How do we explain how equal treatment can in effect lead to inequality, while unequal treatment might be necessary in order to achieve equality? The apparent paradox can be understood if we accept that equality can be formulated in different ways, depending on which underlying conception ... Read more

    $69.18 AUD

  • Comparative Perspectives on the Enforcement and Effectiveness of Antidiscrimination Law

    Challenges and Innovative Tools

    by Marie Mercat-Bruns and 2 more

    series Ius Comparatum - Global Studies in Comparative Law #28
    This book focuses on anti-discrimination law in order to identify commonalities and best practices across nations. Almost every nation in the world embraces the principle of equality and non-discrimination, in theory if not in practice. As the authors' expert contributions establish, the sources of the principle vary considerably, from international treaties to religious law, traditions and more. ... Read more

    $260.14 AUD

  • Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Law: Robust Protection for Corporate Whistleblowers

    by Zuckerman Law

    This guide provides an overview of the key elements of a SOX whistleblower claim and an overview of the procedures governing the adjudication of SOX whistleblower claims. If you are considering blowing the whistle on fraud or other securities law violations, this guide will hopefully put you in an optimal position to protect yourself from retaliation. And if you have suffered retaliation, this ... Read more


  • Employee Answer Book: Practical Answers to the Top 250 Questions Every Employee Has

    by Diana Brodman Summers

    Not everything that you might think is unfair in the workplace is actually illegal. In order to fully protect your rights, you must understand them first. The Employee Answer Book, the latest addition to the Answer Book Series, answers real questions from real people. This book discusses federal employment law in detail and touches on employment law in all states. It provides explanations of ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD

  • Strike Back

    Using the Militant Tactics of Labor's Past to Reignite Public Sector Unionism Today

    by Joe Burns

    Joe Burn's first book, Reviving the Strike, sold well, and this new book should be an essential buy for any store focused on labor/worker issues.Joe Burns is an experienced labor negotiator who has worked in the airline industry among many others. His profile in the union movement has only grown since the publication of Reviving the StrikeThe book will appeal to a broad base within the union ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • Building More Effective Unions

    by Paul F. Clark

    Paul F. Clark believes union leaders should take advantage of the valuable discoveries made in behavioral science to make their organizations more effective and, in Building More Effective Unions, he offers an accessible and straightforward account of how they can do so. The second edition provides an updated discussion of important lessons behavioral science holds for labor organizations. It also ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • OHSAS 18001 Step by Step

    A Practical Guide

    by Naeem Sadiq

    In this easy-to-understand and timely pocket guide, Naeem Sadiq, examines the practical and managerial issues an organisation faces as it gears up to meet OHSAS 18001 standards of occupational health and safety. ... Read more

    $24.19 AUD

  • Extending Working Life for Older Workers

    Age Discrimination Law, Policy and Practice

    by Alysia Blackham

    The UK population is ageing rapidly. While age discrimination laws are seen as having broad potential to address the 'ageing challenge' and achieve instrumental and intrinsic objectives in the context of employment, it is unclear what impact they are having in practice. This monograph addresses two overarching research questions in the employment field: How are UK age discrimination laws operating ... Read more

    $48.61 AUD

  • Theorising Labour Law in a Changing World

    Towards Inclusive Labour Law

    by Alysia Blackham and 2 more

    This collection brings together perspectives from industrial relations, political economy, political theory, labour history, sociology, gender studies and regulatory theory to build a more inclusive theory of labour law. That is, a theory of labour law that is more inclusive of non-traditional workers (including those in atypical work, or from non-traditional backgrounds); more inclusive of a ... Read more

    $52.68 AUD

  • Working for Yourself

    Law & Taxes for Independent Contractors, Freelancers & Gig Workers of All Types

    by Stephen Fishman and 1 more

    Everything you need to know about consulting and contracting—get paid what you’re worth and don’t spend it all on taxes. ... Read more

    $46.63 AUD

  • Advanced legal writing. Case about hostile work environment and sexual harassment

    by Giovanni Piepoli

    Master's Thesis from the year 2006 in the subject Law - Civil / Private / Industrial / Labour, grade: A, Suffolk University Law School, course: Master of iternational law and Business, language: English, abstract: The Court should reverse the partial summary judgment, because Mr. Carson's actions were threatening and humiliating, because the appellant, pulling the seat belt of the car across her ... Read more

    $16.05 AUD

  • Organising Union

    Transport Workers Face the Challenge of Change, 1989-2013

    by Mark Hearn

    Between 1989 and 2013 every industry sector covered by the Transport Workers Union in New South Wales was utterly transformed by processes of globalisation and technological and market change. Large players consumed small firms; in turn, the bigger companies were often acquired by global players.The lesson that emerges from Organising Union is simple: the value of solidarity. In 2001 redundant ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Making work more equal

    A new labour market segmentation approach

    by Damian Grimshaw and 2 more

    This book presents new theories and international empirical evidence on the state of work and employment around the world. Changes in production systems, economic conditions and regulatory conditions are posing new questions about the growing use by employers of precarious forms of work, the contradictory approaches of governments towards employment and social policy, and the ability of trade ... Read more

    $43.33 AUD

  • Reworking the Relationship between Asylum and Employment

    by Penelope Mathew

    Touching on the laws and practices of a wide array of countries around the globe, this book examines the extent to which refugees and asylum-seekers’ right to work is protected by international human rights law. The book examines a number of key international treaties, national constitutions and some foundational cases from national courts in order to make the case that the practise of restricting ... Read more

    $62.14 AUD

  • Modern Employment Law

    by Charles Barrow and 1 more

    Modern Employment Law covers all aspects relating to the employment relationship between employer and employee at both individual and collective levels. All chapters are absorbing and exact, with nuanced topics such as unfair dismissal, discrimination and trade union law being explored from several different angles. Pedagogical features such as Thinking points and Further reading sections enable ... Read more

    $58.62 AUD