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How much further could union action go against austerity cuts?

30 August 2012

Len McCluskey, Professor Keith Ewing and John Hendy QC will discuss how much further union action can legally go in opposing the government's austerity cuts at this year's TUC Conference.

Cut price employment law book sale: Ruined Lives - Blacklisting in the Construction Industry

08 August 2012

Professor Keith Ewing's Ruined Lives: Blacklisting in the Construction Industry from just £5!

IER publishes overview of trade union rights

03 August 2012

The Institute of Employment Rights today published Trade Union Rights - The Short Story, an overview of what trade union rights exist and how they affect UK workers.

IER Submission to the Call for Evidence on the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill Published

26 July 2012

The Institute of Employment Rights has responded to the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills' call for evidence on the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, which we believe is an unfair attack on vulnerable workers.

G4S costs the taxpayer millions by failing to respect workers’ rights

25 July 2012

The IER asks why G4S tried to fill 10,400 roles with a deal so poor for workers that Locog does not even expect the guards to turn up for duty.

Govt launches attack on trade unions with proposed cuts to facility time

17 July 2012

The government has unleashed a fresh attack on trade unions with the launch of a new consultation into facility time for civil servants.

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