Managing Employment Relations is an indispensable guide for anyone studying the CIPD Level 7 Advanced module Managing Employment Relations as well as anyone looking for a thorough understanding of the theory and practice of the relationship between employers and employees. Fully updated, this edition has new coverage of the changing labour market, regulatory reform and the global environment, ensuring that readers have access to the most up-to-date information in this area. Covering the context, processes and legal aspects of employment relations, Managing Employment Relations gives a thorough grounding in all the underpinning theory of employment relations. It also provides practical guidance on employee engagement, involvement and representation as well as employment relations strategies, policies and change. In this sixth edition, there is a brand new chapter on workplace mediation and enhanced coverage of discipline, grievances and redundancies. Supported by a lecturer guide, sample essay questions and powerpoint slides for instructors as well as annotated web links and annual updates for students, this book is essential reading for anyone teaching or studying employment relations.