Introduction to employment law

Additional reading on the objectives of labour law, its distinguishing features, and the justifications for its introduction and preservation

  1. Flanders, ‘The Tradition of Voluntarism’ (1974) 12 British Journal of Industrial Relations 352.
  2. Davies and M. Freedland (eds), Kahn-Freund’s Labour and the Law (London, Stevens, 1983), ­chapter 1.
  3. Collins, ‘The Productive Disintegration of Labour Laws’ (1997) 26 Industrial Law Journal 295.
  4. Collins, ‘Justifications and Techniques of Legal Regulation of the Employment Relation’, in H. Collins, P. Davies, and R. Rideout (eds), Legal Regulation of the Employment Relation (London, Kluwer, 2000) 1.
  5. Deakin and F. Wilkinson, ‘Labour Law and Economic Theory: A Reappraisal’ in H. Collins, P. Davies, and R. Rideout (eds), Legal Regulation of the Employment Relation (London, Kluwer, 2000) 29.
  6. Brodie, ‘Legal Coherence and the Employment Revolution’ (2001) 117 Law Quarterly Review 604.
  7. Addison and P. Teixeira, ‘The Economics of Employment Protection’ (2003) 24 Journal of Labor Research 85.
  8. C. Botero, S. Djankov, R. La Porta, F. Lopez-De-Silanes, and A. Shleifer, ‘The Regulation of Labor’ (2004) 119 The Quarterly Journal of Economics1339.
  9. Hepple, Labour Laws and Global Trade, (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2005) 262.
  10. Hyde, ‘What is Labour Law?’ in G. Davidov and B. Langille (eds), Boundaries and Frontiers of Labour Law (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2006) 37.
  11. Deakin, P. Lele and M. Siems, ‘The Evolution of Labour Law: Calibrating and Comparing Regulatory Regimes’ (2007) 146 International Labour Review133.
  12. Armour, S. Deakin, P. Lele, and M. Siems, ‘How Do Legal Rules Evolve? Evidence from a Cross-Country Comparison of Shareholder, Creditor and Worker Protection’ (2009) 57 American Journal of Comparative Law 579.
  13. Aviles, ‘The ‘Externalisation’ of Labour Law’ (2009) 148 International Labour Review 47.
  14. Deakin, ‘Legal Origin, Juridical Form and Industrialization in Historical Perspective: The Case of the Employment Contract and the Joint-Stock Company’ (2009) 7 The Socio-Economic Review 35.
  15. E. Kaufman, ‘Labor law and employment regulation: neoclassical and institutional perspectives’ in K. Dau-Schmidt, S. D. Harris, and O. Lobel (eds), Labor and Employment Law and Economics (Cheltenham, UK, Edward Elgar, 2009) 1.
  16. Deakin, ‘The law and economics of employment protection legislation’ in C. Estlund and M. Wachter, (eds), Research Handbook on the Economics of Labor and Employment Law (Cheltenham, UK, Edward Elgar, 2009) 330.
  17. Collins, Employment Law, 2nd edition (Oxford, OUP, 2010) chapter 1.
  18. Skedinger, Employment Protection Legislation: Evolution, Effects, Winners and Losers (Cheltenham, UK, Edward Elgar, 2010).
  19. Veneziani, ‘The Evolution of the Contract of Employment’ in B. Hepple (ed.), The Making of Labour Law in Europe (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2010) 31.
  20. Hepple, ‘Factors Influencing the Making of Labour Law’ in G. Davidov and B. Langille (eds), The Idea of Labour Law (Oxford, OUP, 2011) 30.
  21. Weiss, ‘Re-Inventing Labour Law?’ in G. Davidov and B. Langille (eds), The Idea of Labour Law (Oxford, OUP, 2011) 43.
  22. Cabrelli, ‘Rules and Standards in the Workplace: A Perspective from the Field ofLabour Law’ (2011) 31 Legal Studies 21.
  1. Davidov, ‘Articulating the Idea of Labour Law: Why and How’ (2012) 3 European Labor Law Journal 130.
  2. R. Bagenstos, ‘Employment Law and Social Equality’ (2013) 112 Michigan Law Review 225.
  3. Deakin, J. Malmberg and P. Sarkar, ‘How Do Labour Laws Affect Unemployment and the Labour Share of National Income? The Experience of Six OECD Countries, 1970-2010’ (2014) 153 International Labour Review 1.
  4. Dukes, The Labour Constitution – The Enduring Idea of Labour Law (Oxford, OUP, 2014).
  5. A Bogg, C Costello, A C L Davies, and J Prassl (eds), The Autonomy of Labour Law (Oxford, Hart, 2015).
  6. Ludlow & A. Blackham (eds), New Frontiers in Empirical Labour Law Research (Oxford, Hart, 2015).
  7. O’Sullivan, T. Turner & J. Wallace, ‘Is Individual Employment Law Displacing the Role of Trade Unions? (2015) 44 Industrial Law Journal 222.
  8. Davidov, ‘Setting Labour Law’s Coverage: Between Universalism and Selectivity’ (2014) 34 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 543.
  9. Avdagic, ‘Does Deregulation Work? Reassessing the Unemployment Effects of Employment Protection’ (2015) 53 British Journal of Industrial Relations 6.
  10. Mummé, ‘Property in Labor and the Limits of Contracting’ in U. Mattei and J. D. Haskell (eds.), Research Handbook on Political Economy and Law (Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2015) 400.
  11. Prassl, The Concept of the Employer (Oxford, OUP, 2015).
  12. Freedland, ‘Otto-Kahn-Freund, the Contract of Employment and the Autonomy of Labour Law’ in A. Bogg et al (eds.), The Autonomy of Labour Law (Oxford, Hart, 2015) 29.
  13. Collins, ‘Contractual Autonomy’ in in A. Bogg et al (eds.), The Autonomy of Labour Law (Oxford, Hart, 2015) 45.
  14. Davidov, A Purposive Approach to Labour Law (Oxford, OUP, 2016).
  15. Brodie, ‘The Autonomy of the Common Law of the Contract of Employment from the General Law of Contract’ in M. Freedland et al (eds.) The Contract of Employment (Oxford, OUP, 2016) 124.
  16. Deakin and Z. Adams, ‘Corporate Governance and Employment Relations’ in G. Davidov and J. Gordon and W. Ringe (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Law and Governance (Oxford, OUP, 2017) 1037.
  17. Adams, P. Bastani, L. Bishop and S. Deakin, ‘The CBR-LRI Dataset: Methods, Properties and Potential of Leximetric Coding of Labour Laws’ (2017) 33 International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations 59.
  18. J. Schwab, ‘Law-and-Economics Approaches to Labour and Employment Law’ (2017) 33 International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations 115.
  19. Deakin, ‘The Use of Quantitative Methods in Labour Law Research: An Assessment and Reformulation’ (2018) 27 Social & Legal Studies 456.
  20. Adams, L. Bishop, S. Deakin, C. Fenwick, S. M. Garzelli and G. Rusconi, ‘The Economic Significance of Laws Relating to Employment Protection and Different Forms of Employment: Analysis of a Panel of 117 Countries, 1990-2013’ (2019) 158 International Labour Review 1.
  21. De Stefano, ‘”Negotiating the Algorithm”: Automation, Artificial Intelligence and Labour Protection’ (2020) 41 Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal 16.
  22. Hendrickx, “From Digits to Robots: The Privacy Autonomy Nexus in New Labour Machinery” (2019) 40 Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal 365.
  23. Schubert and M. Hutt, “Economy-on-demand and the Fairness of Algorithms” (2019) 10 European Labour Law Journal 3.