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Whose recovery is it?

3 October 2014

By Rae Delanie Passfield

Income inequality in the UK is one of the worst in the developed world. With the five richest families holding more wealth than the bottom 20 per cent of the entire population, it is unsurprising people are so frustrated with the system.

Labour Party conference, joint fringe by IER and Campaign for Trade Union Freedom.

24 September 2014

Tony Burke, Assistant General Secretary of UNITE and Chair of the Campaign for Trade Unions Freedom

Speaking at the joint fringe by IER and Campaign for Trade Union Freedom at the Labour Party conference, Tony Burke outlined his fears about TTIP, the abandoned Carr report and what unions want to see from a Labour Government.

Latest ET Statistics Confirm Loss of Access to Justice for Workers

17th September 2014

By Prof Nicole Busby from the Law School, University of Strathclyde

If we needed further proof that the Coalition’s policy of charging claimants to bring cases to the ET posed a serious threat to access to justice in employment disputes, the latest ET statistics published by the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) provide it.

A new settlement for workers - IER / CFTUF fringe at TUC Congress

09 September 2014

By Jennie Formby, Unite political director

The first fringe meeting of this year’s TUC Congress on trade union freedom organised by the Institute of Employment Rights and the Campaign for Trade Union Freedom, was packed.

Collective Bargaining is key

4 September 2014

By Professor Keith Ewing and John Hendy QC

How much is a holiday worth?

1 September 2014

By Camilla Belich.

This October the Leicester Employment Tribunal is to consider the CJEU decision on commission payment during holiday.

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