Cable announces reform to punish employers who break the law

31 July 2013

While most of us would expect to be punished if we committed a crime, it appears this is simply not the reality for employers.

Unison judicial review against ET fees to be heard in October

31 July 2013

Unison has won the right to a judicial review against the Coalition's newly introduced employment tribunal fees.

Zero-hours scandal: Unite faces up to Sports Direct and palace revealed to be using zero-hours workers

31 July 2013

The scandal of zero-hours contracts is gaining traction in the press, as well as in parliament, as the scale of the problem is beginning to be uncovered.

IER submits response to the Triennial Review of the HSE

26 July 2013

The Institute of Employment Rights (IER) has submitted a response to the Department of Work and Pensions' consultation on the Triennial Review of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

IER releases new Comparative Review of Australian/UK labour law

26 July 2013

The IER has released a new Comparative Review authored by Australian academic Anthony Forsyth, who analyses UK labour law under the Coalition Government for an Australian audience.

John Hendy on Woolworths decision: the UK failed to implement EU law

25 July 2013

Chair of the Institute of Employment Rights and go-to lawyer for the trade union movement John Hendy QC has explained that the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) decision on the Woolworths collective redundancy process brings UK law in line with the EU Directive it should have been following all along.

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