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31 January 2006

Just published: the second guide in a unique series on employment case law
Case law at work 2005-06 is the second booklet in the Case law at work series from the Labour Research Department (LRD). It is a detailed guide to legal cases aimed at union reps and anyone else who needs to keep up to date with developments in employment rights.

Case law at work is published as a companion to LRD's best-selling Law at work. The 2005-06 edition contains clear summaries of important employment law cases that have been decided by the Employment Appeal Tribunal, the Court of Appeal, the House of Lords and the European Court of Justice. Many of the cases will not have appeared in other legal publications.

The booklet contains examples from the past 12 months of case law covering the employment contract, rights to pay and conditions, unions and collective organisation, discrimination at work, sick pay, dismissal, redundancy and more. Reps will find this an invaluable guide for negotiations and to help prepare for submitting tribunal claims.

Union reps need as much information about the law as possible. Case law at work 2005-06 provides that essential extra detail, and is a valuable companion to Law at work 2005.

Notes to editors
1. Case law at work 2005-06 is published by the Labour Research Department, 78 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8HF, price ?10.00 or ?8.00 to affiliates or purchasers of Law at work 2005. The price for employers or commercial organisations is ?17.00. LRD booklets are also available on subscription at an annual cost of ?34.45 (?79.65 for employers/ commercial organisations). LRD publishes 10-11 booklets each year.

2. The Labour Research Department is an independent trade union and labour movement organisation founded over 90 years ago. Around 1,800 trade union organisations, including 55 national unions, representing 99% of total TUC membership, are affiliated.

3. For press enquiries on this booklet, contact Sally Buffard on 020 7902 9824. To order copies of the booklet, telephone 020 7928 3649.

4. Full information about all of LRD's services and publications is available on the LRD website at www.lrd.org.uk

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