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17 January 2019

Over 600 care workers at Alternative Futures Group are considering strike action this week after the employer cut wages by up to £40 per night, the Guardian has reported.

17 January 2019

In September 2018, at TUC Congress, the Institute of Employment Rights launched its influential report - Rolling out the Manifesto for Labour Law. Its key recommendations have been adopted by the Labour Party and found support among left-wing political parties and major unions across the UK.

15 January 2018

GMB and Unite unions have spoken out against the government’s “disastrous” privatisation project after outsourcing surged by 53% in the past year, despite the collapse of Carillion and signs of other contractors being in trouble.

Promoted Publication

Rolling out the Manifesto for Labour Law

edited by John Hendy QC, Professor Keith Ewing and Carolyn Jones

Rolling out the Manifesto for Labour Law

The IER’s 2016 Manifesto for Labour Law garnered support from major unions across the UK, the Green Party, the Scottish Nationalist Party, and most of all the Labour Party. Indeed the Labour Party’s popular and influential 2017 Manifesto For the Many, Not the Few adopted many of the IER’s recommendations as a blueprint for future reform.




Upcoming Conferences and Events

IER 30th anniversary celebration event

06/02/2019 18:00

Wednesday 06 February 2019

Free evening event
NEU Mander Hall, London


Sponsored by Thompsons Solicitors

Please join us to celebrate our 30th anniversary. Professor Keith Ewing and John Hendy QC (plus other special guests to be announced) will highlight some of our past work and our ideas for a world of work fit for workers in the 21st century.