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Latest News

10 December 2018

Labour would reinstate the right to take sympathy action to support workers abroad, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has said.

06 December 2018

New research reported in the Independent has revealed that Britain is "lagging behind" the other countries when it comes to its approach to tackling modern slavery.

06 December 2018

In-work poverty has been rising at a faster rate than employment, with four million workers now living beneath the breadline, new research from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation has revealed.

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.