Principles of Employment 5th edition  Book + Macken's Law of Employment 8th edition eBook (Value Bundle)

Principles of Employment 5th edition Book + Macken's Law of Employment 8th edition eBook (Value Bundle)

By Jennifer Nielsen


$185.00* RRP

Date: 15/08/2018

Code: 42544985

Lawbook Co., AUSTRALIA

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This Value Pack bundle contains the print book version of Principles of Employment Law 5th edition and the eBook version of Macken’s Law of Employment 8th edition

Principles of Employment Law 

Principles of Employment Law, 5th Edition opens the world of work regulation to students and practitioners by offering astute explanations of key topics.  Traversing issues such as identification employment relationships, the position of contractors and casual employees, duties of employment, enterprise agreements and awards, unfair dismissal and discrimination, the latest edition is the last word on work and law.

This edition adds to analysis of key statutory regimes fresh insights on workplace safety, the current approach to unfair dismissal, the provisions on adverse action, and bullying. New coverage also includes employee mental health disclosure and obligations in their use of social media outside of work.

One of the leading texts in the field, Principles of Employment Law is a seasoned, up-to-date and timely exposition of the rules of work and their contexts in policy and politics.


Macken’s Law of Employment ebook

 For over 30 years, students, academics and professionals have relied on Macken’s Law of Employment as Australia’s most respected work in employment law. This 8th edition continues in that tradition. Authored by a distinguished team of experts, the scholarly commentary provides reliable guidance on all aspects of employment law.  In recognition of the extensive influence of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) on the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees, this edition organises chapters into two parts – the first dealing principally with a thorough analysis of common law principles applying to the employer-employee relationship, and the second with the statutory provisions governing employment, although always with careful  attention to the intersections and overlaps between common law and statute.


Major developments incorporated into the 8th edition include:

  • Comprehensive revisions to include all statutory and case law developments affecting the law governing employment relationships.
  • Revisions acknowledging the significant impact of the High Court decision in Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Barker on the common law of employment contracts in Australia.
  • A new chapter dedicated specifically to work health and safety.
  • Expansion of the analysis of statutory remedies for unfair dismissal and breaches of the Fair Work General Protections.
  • Inclusion of more detailed information on terms and conditions of employment set by modern awards and enterprise agreements, and the interplay of legislative instruments with contract terms.
  • A new section on taking protected industrial action under the Fair Work Act, in the chapter which continues to provide the most extensive commentary on industrial torts.
  • A revised chapter on discrimination law as it affects employment.


The objective of this book, and undeniably its greatest strength, is to provide expert and up-to-date commentary on this continually evolving area of law. It is an essential tool for those studying or working in employment law.

Table of Contents


1. Employment in History

2. Fairness in Deciding the Terms of Employment

3. Vicarious Liability and Tests of Employment

4. Contractors and Casual Employees

5. Workplace Safety


6. Contracts of Employment: Elements and Claims

7. Terms of Employment Contracts

8. Duties of Employees

9. Fidelity, Trust and Confidence

10. Duties of Employers


11. Standards and Modern Awards

12. Federal Enterprise Agreements

13. Notice and Termination Issues

14. Protecting Employment: Unfair and Unlawful Dismissal

15. International Standards


16. Discrimination in the Workplace

17. Grounds of Discrimination and Liability



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