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  • Anglo-American comparison of employers’ liability for discrimination in employment based on weightism. 

    Middlemiss, Sam; Downie, Margaret (The Equal Rights Trust., 2015-09)
    MIDDLEMISS, S. and DOWNIE, M., 2015. Anglo-American comparison of employers’ liability for discrimination in employment based on weightism. The Equal Rights Review, 15 (2015), pp. 87-111.
    This article analyses and compares research into discrimination based on weight (weightism) and the legal rules that cover it in the United Kingdom and the United States. Weightism is discrimination that is often based ...
  • The cost of kindness: voluntary workers and intern's rights under employment law. 

    Middlemiss, Sam (International Legal Platform., 2014)
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2014. The cost of kindness: voluntary workers and intern's rights under employment law. International Journal of Business Law, 1, pp. 130-149.
    This article involves analysis of the employment rights of voluntary workers in the United Kingdom or more appropriately, their absence of rights. To emphasize the nature and extent of the problem for volunteers, a review ...
  • Employer liability for death by suicide or stress and overwork in the workplace. 

    Middlemiss, Sam (Thomson Reuters., 2009)
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2009. Employer liability for death by suicide or stress and overwork in the workplace. Juridical Review: The Law Journal of the Scottish Universities, Part 4, pp. 245-263.
    This article deals with the complex problem of determining the liability of an employer under the law of delict for death by suicide at work (resulting from workplace causes) or death of an employee caused by stress or ...
  • Employers’ liability for occupational stress and death from overwork in the United States and the United Kingdom. 

    Kobayashi, Tamie; Middlemiss, Sam (Vathek. http://dx.doi.org/10.1350/clwr.2009.38.2.0186, 2009)
    KOBAYASHI, T. and MIDDLEMISS, S., 2009. Employers’ liability for occupational stress and death from overwork in the United States and the United Kingdom. Common Law World Review, 38 (2), pp. 137-169.
    The premise of this article is that those persons that excessively overwork can die as a result through stress related illness or suicide. In this article we will undertake a comparative analysis of the legal treatment of ...
  • Equal pay legislation and its impact on the gender pay gap. 

    Gow, Laura; Middlemiss, Sam (SAGE. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1358229112440442, 2011-12)
    GOW, L. and MIDDLEMISS, S., 2011. Equal pay legislation and its impact on the gender pay gap. International Journal of Discrimination and the Law, 11 (4), pp. 164-186.
    Equal pay legislation has been in existence for over 40 years in the UK and the legal rules dealing with equal pay have been consolidated and amended recently with the implementation of the Equality Act 2010. However, ...
  • Is a claim for post-employment victimisation currently permissible under the Equality Act 2010? 

    Middlemiss, Sam (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1358229113510825, 2014-06)
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2014. Is a claim for post-employment victimisation currently permissible under the Equality Act 2010? International Journal of Discrimination and the Law, 14 (2), pp. 117-125.
    This article provides an overview of the current legal rules dealing with post-employment victimisation and an analysis of the nature and scope of the law on this issue in the United Kingdom. The main focus of the article ...
  • The legal impact on employers where there is a sham element in contracts with their workers. 

    Middlemiss, Sam (Emerald Group http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17542431211228610, 2012)
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2012. The legal impact on employers where there is a sham element in contracts with their workers. International Journal of Law and Management, 54 (3), pp. 209-221
    As a consequence of recent legal decisions particularly, those over the last three years an employer that introduces a clause into his contracts (or enters in contractual relations with his workers) needs to ensure that ...
  • Let the stalker beware? Analysis of the law of stalking in Scotland. 

    Middlemiss, Sam (Vathek. http://dx.doi.org/10.1350/jcla.2014.78.5.942, 2014-10)
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2014. Let the stalker beware? Analysis of the law of stalking in Scotland. The Journal of Criminal Law, 78 (5), pp. 407-422.
    This article analyses the significance of changes to the law in Scotland dealing with stalking by outlining the previous legal position and examining the new legal rules and their impact. Stalking has been proven to be ...
  • The psychological contract and implied contractual terms: Synchronous or asynchronous models? 

    Middlemiss, Sam (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17542431111111872, 2011)
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2011. The psychological contract and implied contractual terms: Synchronous or asynchronous models? International Journal of Law and Management, 53 (1), pp. 32-50
    Purpose – For longer than most people would think, over 40 years, organisational psychologists have been defining and characterising the employment relationship in terms of the psychological contract. Across the same period, ...
  • Recent changes in the evidential requirements in indirect sex and race discrimination cases. 

    Middlemiss, Sam; Downie, Margaret (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17542430911005909, 2009)
    MIDDLEMISS, S. and DOWNIE, M., 2009. Recent changes in the evidential requirements in indirect sex and race discrimination cases. International Journal of Law and Management, 51 (6), pp. 367-373.
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to critically analyse the impact of recent case law on the various evidential requirements in the area of indirect sex and indirect race discrimination in employment. It is intended ...
  • Relationship problems. Employer’s liability for marital discrimination? 

    Middlemiss, Sam (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1473779514564560, 2015-03)
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2015. Relationship problems. Employer’s liability for marital discrimination? Common Law World Review, 44 (1), pp. 51-70.
    This paper involves analysis of the law covering discrimination in the workplace against workers who have entered into a formal marriage or a civil partnership, referred to here as ‘marital discrimination’. It also looks ...
  • The truth and nothing but the truth? The legal liability of employers for employee references. 

    Middlemiss, Sam (Oxford University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ilj/33.1.59, 2004-03)
    MIDDLEMISS, S., 2004. The truth and nothing but the truth? The legal liability of employers for employee references. Industrial Law Journal, 33 (1), pp. 59-67.