Europe's work force is subject to a dual convergence process from the trans-national spread of new management practices and from the political force of the European union. Trade union rights, hours of work, working practices and training provisions are all being subjected to these twin pressures.Work and Employment in Europeassesses both the convergent and divergent developments taking place at both pan-Europena and cross-national levels. Comparisons of British and French retailing, German and Italian manufacturing jobs, German and British youth training schemes, and small business strategies of Britain, France and Italy show simulaneous elements of convergence and national specifity. Studies of Scandanavia and Hungary, both still on the EC's periphery, demonstrate the continuing strenght of national instutions and traditions in countries seeking eventual inclusion in the EC.
Since the beginning of the economic crisis of the 1980s considerable research has been dedicated to the study of the unemployment problem. Nevertheless, the phenomenon has not become fully understood, nor are its consequences adequately prevented. In this important new volume, On the Mysteries of Unemployment, economists and social scientists come together to offer the reader the latest insights on unemployment and policies regarding unemployment from the perspectives of both disciplines.
The best-selling Cases and Materials on Employment Discrimination blends cases, notes, and problems into an integrated pedagogy that balances scholarly and practice perspectives. The authors (prolific, highly visible scholars in the field) build a conceptual framework for understanding how discrimination is defined and proven in litigation. The text allows professors to explore particular interests more deeply and permits them to take not only a litigation approach but also compliance, investigation, and counseling perspectives characteristic of modern practice. The broad coverage integrates scholarship with legal doctrine drawn from statutes and judicial decisions. The useful Statutory Supplement is available for separate purchase.
The Eighth Edition introduces new Supreme Court cases, including Wal-Mart, Staub v. Proctor Hospital, North American Stainless, and Hosanna-Tabor. The disabilities chapter has been revised in light of the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments. A new chapter deals solely with retaliation to reflect the heightened importance of such protection. Notes have been streamlined to enhance student accessibility.
Thoroughly updated, the revised Eighth Edition presents:
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