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Age Discrimination Law In Europe

Author : Nicky ten Bokum
ISBN : 9789041131317
Genre : Law
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The Law On Age Discrimination In The Eu

Author : Malcolm Sargeant
ISBN : 9789041125224
Genre : Law
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The EC Directive establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation covers a number of grounds of discrimination including age. The EU's population is ageing, but there is much evidence that age discrimination is widespread. The Directive is a reaction to that and the consequent desire to encourage greater participation in the labour market by older workers. This is the first time that age discrimination has been made unlawful by the EU and, as a result, there are now laws in every Member State making such discrimination unlawful. The Directive, and much of the national legislation, however, treats age discrimination differently to the other grounds for unlawful discrimination. It is the only area which permits direct discrimination. Age discrimination generally may still be objectively justified by a legitimate aim if the means of achieving that aim are appropriate and necessary. Such aims include legitimate employment policy, labour market, and vocational training objectives. This insightful book--written by national experts in eight Member States and at the EU level--considers the ways in which the Directive has been implemented in some of the Member States and the extent to which they have taken advantage of the exceptions that are inherent in the Directive. Particular issues that are covered are: * what legislation has been adopted in each country * the development of the case law that exists in some States * the demographic imperative existing in each country * measures taken to improve the position of young people * retirement and the exit from the workforce of older workers * the approach and case law of the European Court of Justice As an important contribution towards an understanding of age discrimination within the European Union, this book opens a field of law that has heretofore not been considered in all its seriousness. It will be of real value to lawyers, human resource management professionals, and those with an interest in discrimination and EU issues. It is an important contribution to what will be a developing field of study

Research Handbook On Eu Labour Law

Author : Alan Bogg
ISBN : 9781783471126
Genre : Law
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Research Handbook on EU Labour Law features contributions from leading scholars in the field. Part I addresses cross-cutting themes, such as the relationship between EU law and national law, the role of human rights in EU labour law, and the impact of austerity measures. In Part II, the contributors focus on topics in individual and collective labour law at EU level, including working time and job security. Finally, Part III offers a comprehensive overview of the EU’s interventions in equality law.

Extending Working Life For Older Workers

Author : Alysia Blackham
ISBN : 9781509905775
Genre : Law
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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 in practice? How (if at all) could UK age discrimination laws be improved? A reflexive law theoretical standpoint is employed to investigate these issues, applying a mixed methods research design that engages qualitative, quantitative, doctrinal and comparative elements. This book demonstrates the substantial limitations of the Equality Act 2010 (UK) for achieving instrumental and intrinsic objectives. Drawing on qualitative expert interviews, statistical analysis and organisational case studies, it illustrates the failure of age discrimination laws to achieve attitudinal change in the UK, and reveals the limited prevalence of proactive measures to support older workers. Integrating doctrinal analysis, comparative analysis of Finnish law, and the Delphi method, it proposes targeted legal and policy changes to address demographic change, and offers an agenda for reform that may increase the impact of age discrimination laws, and enable them to respond effectively to demographic ageing. Runner up of the 2017 SLS Peter Birks Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship!

The Eu As A Global Actor Bridging Legal Theory And Practice

Author : Jenő Czuczai
ISBN : 9789004347175
Genre : Business & Economics
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In this collection, practitioners from EU institutions and academics provide unique insight into EU practice in EU external relations and institutional law.

Age Discrimination And Labour Law

Author : Mia Rönnmar
ISBN : 9041149791
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Benefit from the first in-depth study of the special complexities of the ban on age discrimination. Age Discrimination and Labour Law. Comparative and Conceptual Perspectives in the EU and Beyond, presents a detailed investigation of age discrimination from the dual perspectives of labour law and non-discrimination law.0Ensure that you have a full understanding of the latest global developments with the topical discussion and analysis of EU law and the national law in a representative range of Member States. The richly detailed comparative approach also examines developments in Australia, Japan, Latin America, South Africa, and the United States. 0Distinguished scholars in the fields of non-discrimination law and labour law contribute comparative and conceptual analyses as well as details of national developments, delivering informative guidance to support your practice.

Discrimination And The Law

Author : Malcolm Sargeant
ISBN : 9781134615728
Genre : Law
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Discrimination and the Law provides an exploration and evaluation of Discrimination Law, with a primary focus on discrimination in employment. Introducing readers to the concepts of equality and the historical origins of discrimination law, Malcolm Sargeant explores the wider political, social and economic contexts through which the law has evolved. The book provides an examination of the main provisions of and the application of the Equality Act 2010 which was passed to consolidate the complicated and numerous array of Acts and Regulations, which formed the basis of anti-discrimination law in Great Britain. Encompassing sex, race, age, disability, discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation or religious belief, this book also considers aspects of discrimination which are not provided for, such as multiple discriminations and intersectionality. In addition, the provisions of the Equality Act and subsequent UK case law are considered within the context of EU Directives and judgments from the European Court of Justice and other international sources of equality law. Concise, accessible and with a review of current debates and issues at the end of each chapter, Discrimination and the Law is an essential introduction to the wide-ranging law relating to discrimination in the UK for both LLB and HRM students.

Labor And Employment Law In The New Eu Member And Candidate States

Author : Anders Etgen Reitz
ISBN : 1590319028
Genre : Labor laws and legislation
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This book is a practical tool for legal practitioners and in-house counsel advising clients on their foreign operations in the new EU. The book begins with an introduction to EU legislation, EU directives, and the enlargement of the European Union. Each chapter provides an overview of labor law, hiring, terms and conditions, termination, discrimination, and business transfers in the following countries: Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Turkey. A table of statutes and EU legislation completes the book.

Gower Handbook Of Discrimination At Work

Author : Tessa Wright
ISBN : 0566088983
Genre : Business & Economics
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Changing organisational culture is necessary to tackle the persistent forms of discrimination that exist in the workplace. The Gower Handbook of Discrimination at Work considers the current legal framework of discrimination law, it offers critical perspectives on the effectiveness of the law in the promotion of non-discrimination, and discusses the changes being proposed that will lead to a single equality act. The authors then look at ways to address discrimination.The Handbook will interest practitioners, such as HR professionals and managers involved in addressing equality at work, trade unionists, equality trainers, and academics concerned with researching or teaching in these areas.

Constitutionalising The Eu Judicial System

Author : Pascal Cardonnel
ISBN : 9781847319937
Genre : Law
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These essays, written in honour of retired ECJ judge Pernilla Lindh, reflect on the development of courts and judging in the EU since the founding of the Union. In particular they focus on recent reforms and proposals aimed at further increasing public confidence and democratic accountability throughout the EU judicial system.

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