International Encyclopaedia for Labour Law and Industrial Relations
The International Encyclopaedia for Labour Law and Industrial Relations is designed to provide information to the international business and labour relations communities; to facilitate comparative research in the field; and to contribute to the growing harmonization of labour law and standards worldwide. With over 60 detailed country-by-country monographs and eight in-depth international monographs - and with more in preparation - as well as five volumes of case law and five volumes of reprinted legislation, it is by far the most comprehensive work of its kind in existence. Each national monograph, written by one or more experts in the field from the country under discussion, consists of introductory material including vital statistics, political system, and social values; a historical background note. sources of the state's labour law; and the traditional role of its institutions in industrial relations. Both individual and collective labour relations are covered. International monographs deal with standards set by prominent international organizations such as the Arab Labour Organization, the Council of Europe, the International Labour Organization, the European Community and the OECD, as well as the role of labour law in the work of significant regional organizations. The case law volumes contain relevant international and regional jurisprudence, with background notes that provide information on the makeup of the issuing body and the competence and binding effect of its decisions. The work offers factual information and practical insight into both the technical legal and day-to-day aspects of labour relations. It also covers developing trends in the relationship between management and labour. As a result of its breadth of coverage and clear, logical format, the reader gains access to a broad base of information in a single, easy-to-use resource.