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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Labor laws and legislation -- Great Britain.,
  • Employee rights -- Great Britain.,
  • Freedom of speech -- Great Britain.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-255) and index.

StatementLucy Vickers.
SeriesOxford monographs on labour law
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKD3009 .V53 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 260 p. ;
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3567359M
ISBN 100198268300
LC Control Number2002066217

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Freedom of speech and employment. [Lucy Vickers] -- "This book examines employment law implications for employees who exercise the right to freedom of speech, and argues for increased rights to free speech in this context. Freedom of Speech and Employment is a new study of the employment law implications for employees who exercise the right to free speech. The book examines the philosophical basis for protecting free speech, the impact of the Human Rights Act and article 10 of the ECHR, the implications of free speech for the contract of employment, the Public Interest Disclosure Act , . This work examines employment law implications for employees who exercise the right to freedom of speech, and argues for increased rights to free speech in this context. After a study of the philosophical basis for protecting the right to free speech, breach of contract is considered. '''. This work examines employment law implications for employees who exercise the right to freedom of speech, and argues for increased rights to free speech in this context. After a study of the philosophical basis for protecting the right to free speech, breach of contract is considered.

Freedom of Speech in the Public Workplace book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. When public employee speech is protected by the Ratings: 0. Employees don’t have a constitutional right to free speech at work, but employers still need to be aware of other federal and state laws that do protect workers’ speech in certain situations.   Despite what many employees think, your rights to freedom of speech are fairly limited at work, and it’s often perfectly legal for an employer to take action against a worker for something they.   One question that frequently comes up during a discussion of employment law issues is whether employees have freedom of speech in the workplace. The answer depends on whether the employer is a public or private entity, the type of speech involved, and the employee’s position.

This chapter evaluates the status of right to free speech and suggests future developments in this area. The legal protection for the right to free speech at work is limited to protection of the right to blow the whistle on wrongdoing or malpractice at work. The more general right to freedom of expression, as defined in the main international human rights documents, does not survive entry to.   The final book in this category, Paul Coleman’s Censored: How European “Hate Speech” Laws are Threatening Freedom of Speech takes a much deeper dive into the topic of hate speech laws throughout Europe. It explains the history of these laws, including the fascinating fact that the laws, most of which were passed in the immediate post-war.   "[A] virtue of Free Speech on Campus is its attentiveness to the history and importance of freedom of speech and thought in higher education."—Jonathan Marks, Weekly Standard “ Free Speech on Campus is a well-written, valuable, and timely book which meaningfully addresses complex and difficult s:   Selective tolerance of statements like "White Lives Don't Matter," while punishing anything seen as opposed to "Black Live Matter" is a form of censorship.