The Contract of Employment
|Author(s) :||Irving, M|
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|Format :||Practitioner, Hardcover|
|Published :||August, 2012|
Click here to read the review first published in Ethos - ACT Law Society Journal September 2013 - Issue 229.
The Contract of Employment is a comprehensive and systematic description of the law governing employment contracts. It examines how awards, enterprise agreements and statutes like the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) and the Corporations Act (Cth) operate to modify the parties' contractual and equitable obligations.
- Examines the contract of employment in the context of the law of contracts
- Addresses the formation, variation, performance and termination of employment contracts
- Discusses how historical developments have shaped employment law
- Contains extensive references to leading books and articles in the field
Click here to see the detailed Table of Contents, including the Chapter breakdown.
1. Introduction and History
2. Who is an Employee?
3. Formation of the Contract
4. Vitiating Factors, Illegality and Misleading Conduct
5. Sources of Parties' Right and Duties
6. Alteration of the Contract
7. The Duties of Employees
8. The Duties of Employers
9. Performance of the Contract
10. Termination for Breach and Repudiation
11. Termination by Notice and Agreement
12. Termination by Frustration
13. Changes in the Employing Enterprise: Redundancy and External Administration
14. Damages for Breach of Contract
15. Equitable Remedies
16. Post Employment Obligations: Restraint of Trade, Use of Information and References
Mark Irving is a member of the Victorian Bar who has a strong background in employment law. Mark is a committee member of the Australian Institute of Employment Rights.