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Video: In Conversation 2012 - Christine Blower and Mark Serwotka

09 May 2013

Last year's In Conversation event - a debate between NUT General Secretary Christine Blower and PCS General Secretary Mark Serwotka and chaired by our Chair John Hendy QC - has now been uploaded below.

There are still tickets left for this year's event, which will be held in London on May 14 2013 and is completely free to attend.

This year's In Conversation is between ITUC General Secretary Sharan Burrow and TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady.

New deregulation bill will further limit health and safety law

09 May 2013

A new deregulation bill announced in the Queen's speech yesterday (09 May 2013) is set to exempt some self-employed workers from health and safety legislation.

Obituary: A life on the left: Jim Mortimer (1921-2013)

08 May 2013

By Tom Sibley

Jim Mortimer, who has died aged 92, was a leading figure in the labour movement over 60 years.

Support Haldane Society Campaign against Legal Aid Cuts

02 May 2013

The Haldane Society has released a document in opposition to further legal aid cuts, which is in line with the IER's viewpoint on the restriction of access to justice.

Victorian era workers' rights scrapped by Coalition

01 May 2013

The Coalition is to "review" health and safety enforcement and make injured workers fight for their rights.

IER founding member Jim Mortimer passes away

Jim and Pat Mortimer
Jim and Pat Mortimer

01 May 2013

We are extremely saddened to report that IER Honorary Life President and founding member Jim Mortimer has passed away at the age of 92.

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