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20 April 2018

If you're planning to attend your union conference this summer, be sure to look out for the Institute of Employment Rights and come and say hello!

20 April 2018

Employers are rebadging pre-existing low-paid jobs and training course as apprenticeships, thereby shifting the cost of upskilling to the government and dodging the minimum wage.

19 April 2018

MPs have urged the government to take action on the gender pay gap after one in ten employers failed to comply with reporting rules.

Promoted Publication

Blacklisting: the need for a public inquiry (including a Manifesto Against Blacklisting)

by Dave Smith and Alex Just

Blacklisting: the need for a public inquiry (including a Manifesto Against Blacklisting)

In his thoughtful account of the conspiracy, which incorporates the first-hand experiences of blacklisted workers and their families, the author leads readers through the multitude of obstacles faced by the victims. It concludes with a call for a public inquiry that forces those involved to publically account for their actions; and a detailed Manifesto Against Blacklisting




Upcoming Conferences and Events

Future of Labour Law: progressive rights under a progressive government - Liverpool

10/05/2018 09:00

Thursday 10 May 2018

A one day conference
Unite the Union, Liverpool

Sponsored by Morrish Solicitors

Since it was published in 2016, our team of experts has continued working on the Manifesto for Labour Law project, preparing our recommendations for their translation into draft legislation. At this conference, key authors from our Manifesto team will guide delegates through our proposed reforms, the evidence behind them, and the benefits for workers, employers and the economy of reform.