Employment Law in Europe

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"Employment Law in Europe" - a new book edited by solicitors in CMS Cameron McKenna's employment group 

The book is a practical guide to the comparative employment laws in Europe. It provides easily accessible information about the most common employment issues throughout Europe. It offers an essential analysis of the legal systems in Key European jurisdictions and considers employment issues not only from a legal perspective but also in terms of custom and practice.

The Book consists of 19 chapters. The first provides an overview of European Community law. The remaining 18 chapters are written by experts from Key European countries. These include experts in employment law in CMS, the transnational legal and tax services organisation of which CMS Cameron McKenna is a founding member. Contributions cover:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Denmark
  • England and Wales
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Holland
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Northern Ireland
  • Italy
  • Luxembourg
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Scotland
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland

Each chapter follows an identical format covering:

  • The Employment relationship
  • Remuneration
  • Further Rights and Obligations
  • Working Time
  • Equal Opportunities
  • Termination of employment and Redundancy
  • Young workers
  • Maternity and Parental rights
  • Business Transfers
  • Collective Rights and Bargaining and European works Councils
  • Employment Disputes
  • Whistleblowing and Data Protection
  • Human Rights

There is also a section on UK Immigration law.

The book provides a first port of call for European employment issues. It is invaluable help for anyone with an interest in European employment issues.

To order a copy of the book, please phone Customer Services at Butterworths on +44 (0)20 8662 2000.

For further information, please contact Susan Mayne at CMS Cameron McKenna on +44 (0)20 7367 3000.