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[cover image]December 2007
Young workers - a guide for union reps
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The outlook for young people going into the labour market is changing rapidly. This booklet looks at government plans to increase apprenticeships and vocational training, the legal rights and pay and conditions of young workers and how unions are stepping up their organising and recruitment of young workers, including working students. [More ...]

[cover image]November 2007
Unfair dismissal - a legal guide
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Every year thousands of dismissed employees submit unfair dismissal claims to an employment tribunal — a difficult and time-consuming process. This guide will help reps understand how the law operates, the different types of dismissal, what makes a dismissal unfair and how employers must deal with these situations.[More ...]

[cover image]October 2007
Tackling violence at work - a guide for union reps
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Attacks on workers by members of the public are common in many occupations and workplaces. This booklet is a guide to help union reps tackle the problem. It focuses on the prevention of violence at work through job design, the working environment and training - crucial areas which employers need to act on to limit violence at work.[More ...]

[cover image]September 2007
Sickness absence and sick pay - a guide for union reps
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Coping with illness is stressful enough and can be compounded by disputes over sick pay and absence entitlements. This concise guide provides union representatives and workers with information about their rights when dealing with sickness absence procedures and policies, sick pay and sickness-related dismissal.[More ...]

[cover image]August 2007
Health and safety Law 2007
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Health and safety law 2007 provides a fully updated guide to UK law on health and safety, including developments in the past year concerning smoking, fire safety, asbestos and chemicals.[More ...]

[cover image]June 2007
The environment and climate change - a guide for union reps
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Global warming and climate change have put the environment at the top of the political agenda. With many environmental problems stemming from workplaces, trade unions are now tackling these issues. This booklet gives practical information and guidance to trade unionists who want to take action on the environment.[More ...]

[cover image]May 2007
Law at Work 2007
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Law at work 2007 is a comprehensive, up-to-date guide to employment legislation in force up to May 2007. Written in clear language, LRD's popular, annually updated guide provides the information to help establish your rights in the workplace, giving details of the relevant law and summaries of important cases.[More ...]

[cover image]April 2007
Carers in the workplace - a guide to negotiating flexible working and leave
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Most carers now have the legal right to request flexible working, but many weaknesses in the law remain - particularly the lack of any right to paid emergency leave. This booklet looks at the issues affecting carers and the elements to include in any workplace policy aimed at meeting their needs.[More ...]

[cover image]March 2007
State benefits and tax credits 2007
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LRD's annual guide to state benefits and tax credits provides clearly written information for claimants and lay advisers. Setting out who is eligible, how much is payable, how to claim and where to get further advice, this edition also includes details of the new rules on maternity and adoption leave and pay.[More ...]

[cover image]February 2007
Tackling asbestos at work - a trade unionist's guide
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Asbestos is the biggest workplace killer in the UK and is present in thousands of offices, schools, hospitals, factories, theatres and construction sites. This booklet shows how the new Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006 can be used by workplace reps to reduce the risks of exposure and to get employers to make workplaces safe.[More ...]

[cover image]January 2007
Case law at work - 3rd edition
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This is the third edition of Case law at work - LRD's unique source of information on recent employment law cases. It contains clear summaries and updates of important cases decided by the appeal courts, many of which are not contained in other legal guides. It is published as a companion to our annual best-seller Law at work.[More ...]
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