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  • Planet Jackson

    Power, Greed and Unions

    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

    $17.99 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

    $11.99 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

    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

    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, Labour and Industrial Law in Australia

    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

    $99.99 AUD

  • Think and Grow Rich!

    by Napoleon Hill, RMB ...
    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 or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Employment Rights Now

    Reflections on the Australian Charter of Employment Rights

    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

    $16.99 AUD

  • From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend

    An Illustrated History of Labor in the United States

    Newly updated: “An enjoyable introduction to American working-class history.” —The American ProspectPraised for its “impressive even-handedness”, From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend has set the standard for viewing American history through the prism of working people (Publishers Weekly, starred review). From indentured servants and slaves in seventeenth-century Chesapeake to high-tech ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    $19.99 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

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  • Power Despite Precarity

    Strategies for the Contingent Faculty Movement in Higher Education

    series Wildcat
    Higher education is the site of an ongoing conflict. At the heart of this struggle are the precariously employed faculty ‘contingents’ who work without basic job security, living wages or benefits. Yet they have the incentive and, if organized, the power to shape the future of higher education.Power Despite Precarity is part history, part handbook and a wholly indispensable resource in this fight. ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Strike Back

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

    by Joe Burns ...
    During the 1960s and 1970s, teachers, sanitation workers and many other public employees rose up to demand collective bargaining rights in one of the greatest upsurges in labor history. These workers were able to transform the nature of public employment, winning union recognition for millions and ultimately forcing reluctant politicians to pass laws allowing for collective bargaining and even the ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

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

    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

    $16.99 AUD

  • Theorising Labour Law in a Changing World

    Towards Inclusive Labour Law

    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

    $52.99 AUD

  • Making work more equal

    A new labour market segmentation approach

    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

    $44.99 AUD

  • Comparative Perspectives on the Enforcement and Effectiveness of Antidiscrimination Law

    Challenges and Innovative Tools

    Book 28 - Ius Comparatum - Global Studies in Comparative Law
    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

    $260.99 AUD

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

    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

    $19.99 AUD

  • Extending Working Life for Older Workers

    Age Discrimination Law, Policy and Practice

    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

    $50.99 AUD

  • Reworking the Relationship between Asylum and Employment

    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

    $67.99 AUD

  • Modern Employment Law

    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

    $63.99 AUD

  • Discrimination Law

    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

    $72.99 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

    $23.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus