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Vol 24 No 4 April/May 2019

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International Employment Law Disputes

ISBN13: 9780414037076
To be Published: August 2019
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £165.00

This new text offers detailed guidance on the law, procedure and tactics involved in employment claims with an international dimension. It provides answers to the increasingly difficult questions of jurisdiction and law that arise in a world of multinational companies and an internationally mobile workforce.

  • Explains the interplay between statutory employment law and private international law in international employment disputes
  • Explores the issues involving jurisdiction, including jurisdiction clauses
  • Goes through the different types of international employment claim that can be lodged at the UK High Court and the Employment Tribunal
  • Deals with statutory, contractual and tortuous claims
  • Analyses in detail the principles developed by the Courts in this area, including a raft of key recent Supreme Court decisions
  • Identifies the important strategic choices lawyers should be aware off before, during and after a claim, including how and where to serve
  • Advises on how to defend a claim and what to consider when it comes to issues of jurisdiction
  • Examines the practice and procedure of launching a claim at either the High court or Tribunal
  • Advises on drafting contracts of employment for multinational employees including provisions relating to secondment and ‘duality’
  • Gives guidance on interim relief
  • Looks at international enforceability
  • Covers a wide range of tactical issues, such as in which jurisdiction to dismiss

Employment Law
Claims in the High Court.
Claims in the Employment Tribunal.
Industrial Action.
Drafting Contracts of Employment.
Practice and Procedure.
Judgment and Settlement.
Selected Comparative Material.