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Latest News

07 March 2019

Chair and President of the Institute of Employment Rights – John Hendy QC and Professor Keith Ewing, respectively – have warned that the concessions Theresa May has given on workers' rights in a bid to push through her Brexit deal are meaningless.

01 March 2019

Click play to hear the audio from our 30th Anniversary reception on Wednesday 06 February 2019, including speeches from IER Director Carolyn Jones, IER President Professor Keith Ewing, IER Chair John Hendy QC and Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell.

01 March 2019

Despite warnings from unions and campaigners over the fragility of the government's part-privatisation programme for probation services, and the risks to service users and the taxpayer of outsourcing in this area, Ministers did not listen and now areas of the service are collapsing.

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

Case law development: labour law review - Liverpool

21/03/2019 09:30

Thursday 21 March 2019

A one day conference
Unite the Union, Liverpool

At this interactive, hands-on conference, trade union representatives and others interested in defending workers’ rights will learn how recent changes in the law are being interpreted in the courts, as well as given the opportunity to apply what they learn to issues in their own workplace.