This new edition provides a distinctively broad-based approach to EU Employment Law, covering related social policy and anti-discrimination measures, as well as a detailed overview of how policy and law are made. It analyses in detail EU legislation and case law in the areas of collective and individual employment rights, including redundancies, transfers of undertakings, working time, part-time and fixed term and temporary employment. The author further considers
the important provisions and case-law concerning equality of treatment on the basis of gender, race, age, disability and religion. EU Social and Employment Law offers essential expertise in this important and fast changing area of European Law.
Professor Philippa Watson is a barrister in European Union law, both economic and social, practising from Essex Court Chambers, London. She is Professor of Competition Law at City Law School and Visiting Professor of Competition Law at Queen Mary University of London.
PART I: GENERAL ; 1. Introduction ; 2. Sources ; 3. Evolution ; 4. Policy Making ; 5. The Legislative Process ; PART II: SOCIAL POLICY ; 6. Social Security ; 7. Disability ; 8. Corporate Social Responsibility ; 9. Social Inclusion ; PART III: EMPLOYMENT POLICY ; 10. The Common Employment Policy ; PART IV: COLLECTIVE EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS ; 11. Redundancies ; 12. Transfers of Undertakings ; 13. Insolvency ; 14. Information and Consultation ; PART V: INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS ; 15. Terms of Employment ; 16. Paternal Leave ; 17. Pregnant Workers ; 18. Young Workers ; 19. Part-Time Work ; 20. Fixed Term Employment ; 21. Temporary Employment ; 22. Working Time ; 23. Posting of Workers ; PART VI: EQUALITY OF TREATMENT: MEN AND WOMEN ; 24. Equal Pay ; 25. Equal Treatment ; 26. Social Security ; 27. Occupational Pension Schemes ; PART VII: EQUALITY OF TREATMENT: RACE ; 28. Race ; PART VIII: EQUALITY OF TREATMENT: AGE, DISABILITY AND RELIGION ; 29. Age, Disability and Religion ; 30. Conclusions