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Labour Law in Hong Kong, 2nd Edition

Labour Law in Hong Kong, 2nd Edition

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  • Publisher: Kluwer Law International
  • ISBN: 9789041160119
  • Published In: June 2015
  • Format: Paperback , 354 pages
  • Jurisdiction: Hong Kong ? Disclaimer:
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    Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this monograph on labour law in Hong Kong not only describes and analyses the legal aspects of labour relations, but also examines labour relations practices and developing trends. It provides a survey of the subject that is both usefully brief and sufficiently detailed to answer most questions likely to arise in any pertinent legal setting. Both individual and collective labour relations are covered in ample detail, with attention to such underlying and pervasive factors employment contracts, suspension of the contracts, dismissal laws and covenant of non-competition, as well as international private law. The author describes all important details of the law governing hours and wages, benefits, intellectual property implications, trade union activity, employers’ associations, workers’ participation, collective bargaining, industrial disputes, and much more.

    Building on a clear overview of labour law and labour relations, the book offers practical guidance on which sound preliminary decisions may be based. It will find a ready readership among lawyers representing parties with interests in Hong Kong, and academics and researchers will appreciate its value in the study of comparative trends in laws affecting labour and labour relations.

  • The Author
    General Introduction

    Chapter 1. Geography
    Chapter 2. Cultural Composition: A Hybrid Post-industrial Society in Transition?
    Chapter 3. Political System
    Chapter 4. Economic and Social Environment
    Chapter 5. The Political Status of Hong Kong
    Chapter 6. The Political Prescription for Hong Kong: The Model of ‘One Country, Two Systems’
    Chapter 7. Labour Law
    Chapter 8. The Historical Background of the Labour Movement (1850–2012)
    Chapter 10. Sources of Labour Law
    Chapter 11. The Language

    Part I. Individual Employment Relations
    Chapter 1. De.nitions and Concepts
    Chapter 2. Rights and Duties of the Parties in the Course of Employment
    Chapter 3. Working Time, Rest Days, Annual Vacation and Holidays
    Chapter 4. Remuneration and Benefits
    Chapter 5. The Suspension of the Individual Labour Contract
    Chapter 6. The End of the Individual Labour Contract
    Chapter 7. Laws of Anti-discrimination and Equal Opportunities
    Chapter 8. Covenant of Non-competition
    Chapter 9. Inventions by Employees
    Chapter 10. Settlement of Industrial Disputes and the Statute of Limitations
    Chapter 11. Anti-corruption Control and Implications for Employment Rights and Freedom
    Chapter 12. Migrant Workers and Labour Importation

    Part II. Collective Labour Relations
    Chapter 1. Trade Union Legislation and Its Background
    Chapter 2. The Protection of Trade Union Freedom
    Chapter 3. Organization and Structure of the Trade Unions
    Chapter 4. Employers’ Associations
    Chapter 5. Institutionalized Workplace Relations Between Employers and Employees
    Chapter 6. Collective Bargaining
    Chapter 7. Industrial Conflict

    Postscript: Where are Labour Law and Labour Policies Headed?
    Selected Bibliography
    Index

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