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Labour law is a hazard to your health

Martin Shain

Labour law is a hazard to your health

implications for reform

by Martin Shain

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Published by Centre for Health Promotion in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor laws and legislation -- Ontario -- Congresses.,
  • Industrial hygiene -- Law and legislation -- Ontario -- Congresses.,
  • Industrial safety -- Law and legislation -- Ontario -- Congresses.,
  • Public health -- Ontario -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMartin Shain.
    SeriesIssues in health promotion series -- #1
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Centre for Health Promotion., Participaction (Program).
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKEO671.Z85 S53 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 p.
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15383403M

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    The mismatch between goals and means is a major cause of crisis in labour law. The regulations that we use - the legal instruments and techniques - are no longer in sync with the goals they are supposed to advance. This mismatch leads to a problem of coverage, where many workers who need the protection of labour law are not covered by it, as well as a problem of obsoleteness, as labour laws. First published in , Workplace Law 9th edition marks more than a decade of reliance on this work by labour this time it has become one of the most widely quoted and used textbooks in South African labour law. Logically and clearly written, Workplace Law is a practical guide to complex areas such as dismissal, unfair labour practices, employment 5/5(1).

    Occupational health and safety in South Africa is regulated by two primary laws, namely the Mine Health and Safety Act, No. 29 of (“MHSA”), and the Occupational Health and Safety Act, No. 85 of (“OHSA”). The MHSA applies to mines as defined, while the OHSA applies to industries other than : Warren Beech. The United States Department of Labor oversees and enforces more than federal laws governing workplace activities for about 10 million employers and million workers. The following is a list of employment laws that regulate hiring, wages, hours and salary, discrimination, harassment, employee benefits, paid time off, job applicant and employee .


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