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GFTU and IER Sunday Night Special

29/08/2012 16:03

Sunday 9 September 2012

A joint meeting and social at the TUC Conference
The Old Ship Hotel, Brighton

Fringe entry free. Essential to register for fish & chips supper at


Institute of Employment Rights Chair John Hendy QC, President Professor Keith Ewing and UNITE General Secretary Len McCluskey discuss trade union rights and the legality of action in protest of austerity as part of this joint event.

'In Conversation' Events from the Institute

The Institute organises an annual ‘In Conversation’ event in association with the Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers. Details of forthcoming events can be found below, while resources from past events can be found here.

Institute Fringe Events and Public Meetings

The Institute runs a number of fringe meetings at union conferences and TUC Congress every year covering a range of areas of employment law and trade union rights. Details of all events can be found below.

2011 - 2012 Conferences and Seminars

This years conferences are listed below. Scroll down and click on the titles for more information.

Racism at work: Liverpool

Thursday 8 March 2018

A one-day conference
Unite the Union, Liverpool

Racism in the workplace sadly continues to be a daily issue for millions of people. Data from as recently as 2015 shows that nearly a third of employees have either witnessed or experienced racism at work, whether from managers, colleagues, customers or suppliers – a stark reminder of the need for robust protections in the law.

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