New York, Oxford University Press, 2002, 260 s. (Oxford monographs on labour law) ISBN 0-19-826830-0
This 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 1998 and article 10
of the ECHR, the implications of free speech for the contract of employment, the
Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998, and the special position of local
government and NHS staff and civil servants.
Readership: Academics working on labour law; practitioners in labour and
employment law; postgraduate/advanced students of employment law; academics and
advanced students in human rights law.
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
1 Introduction: Freedom of Speech and
2 The Scope of the Right to Free Speech at Work
3 Freedom of
Expression And Human Rights: The European Convention on Human Rights
Freedom of Speech and the Contract of Employment: The Concept of the Public
5 Freedom of speech and dismissal
6 Freedom of speech and public
sector employment: The Civil Service, Local Government and the NHS
Conclusions A Right to Freedom of Speech at Work?