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3 July 2015

Today is Mesothelioma Action Day and Unite are calling for an asbestos eradication law to cut the mesothelioma death toll.

2 July 2015

A leaked Whitehall paper suggests that part of the Employment and Support Allowance may be scrapped.

2 July 2015

Conservative MPs congratulated themselves over deregulation.

Promoted Publication

Re-regulating Zero Hours Contracts

By Zoe Adams and Simon Deakin

Published July 2014

According to the authors of this timely report, the current debate over zero hours contracts is generating more heat than light. ZHCs are highly profitable for employers, but lead to insecurity of income and low pay for workers.

Upcoming Conferences and Events

Equality and Discrimination: post election priorities

07/10/2015 09:29
07/10/2015 15:32

Wednesday 7 October 2015

A one-day conference

Diskus Room, Unite the Union, London

The Institute of Employment Rights in association with Bindmans LLP.

The Institute of Employment Right’s 10th Equalities conference will take place under the UK’s first Conservative majority government in almost two decades. It will be an event not to miss for those concerned about how the UK’s equality and anti-discriminatory laws will fair over the next five years.