Employment Law and Practice in Hong Kong 2nd ed + Proview (Practitioner / Student Version)

Employment Law and Practice in Hong Kong 2nd ed + Proview (Practitioner / Student Version)
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Employment Law and Practice in Hong Kong 2nd edition 2016 + Proview by Rick Glofcheski, published by Sweet & Maxwell.

A string of ground-breaking Court of Final Appeal decisions in a number of important areas, including:
 
(i) Trade union discrimination protections and an expanded interpretation of Employment Ordinance s 21B “activities of a trade union” (Blakeney-Williams v
Cathay Pacific Airways, 2012);
(ii) Restrictions on multiple concurrent employers (Chung Yuen Yee v Sam Woo Bore Pile Foundation, 2013);
(iii) Reach of the Employment Ordinance’s statutory annual leave provisions (Kwan Siu Wa Becky v Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd, 2012);
(iv) The extension of a contractor’s duty of care to subcontractor’s employees (Luen Hing Fat Coating & Finishing Factory Ltd v Waan Chuen Ming,2011); and
(v) Damages awards for failure to conduct contractually entitled disciplinary hearings (Blakeney-Williams v Cathay Pacific Airways, 2012) 
 
Important statutory developments examined in this edition including:
 
(i) The introduction of the Minimum Wage Ordinance (2010);
(ii) Criminalization of the failure to pay awards made by the Labour Tribunal and
Minor Employment Claims Adjudication Board (2010);
(iii) Expansion of the scope of the Protection of Wages on Insolvency Fund (2012); and
(iv) The introduction of paternity leave and paternity leave pay (2015)

 

Chapt.1:  Introduction

Chapt.2:  The Employment Relationship

Chapt.3:  Contract of Employment

Chapt.4:  Remuneration and Benefits

Chapt.5:  Leave Entitlement

Chapt.6:  Termination of Employment

Chapt.7:  Employment Protection, Remedies and Entitlements upon Termination

Chapt.8:  Discrimination

Chapt.9:  Health and Safety at Work I — the Safety Legislation Regime, the Enforcement and Penalties

Chapt.10: Health and Safety at Work II — Civil Liabilities

Chapt.11: Health and Safety at Work III — Statutory Compensation for Work-related Death and Disease

Chapt.12: Personal Data Privacy at Work

Chapt.13: Cross-Border Employment

Chapt.14: Change of Ownership

Chapt.15: Government Employment Contracts

Chapt.16: Trade Unions

Chapt.17: Dispute Resolution

Chapt.18: Minimum Wage