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Millionaire payday chief still holds sway over govt policy

20 September 2012

The Department of Business, Innovation and Skills has released a new report showing the government has gone ahead with several of Adrian Beecroft's proposals, disregarding the negative response they received from trade unions, the general public and even employers.

VIDEO: John Hendy on how a TUC general strike could be legal

19 September 2012

IER Chair John Hendy QC spoke to Union News at TUC Congress 2012 last week about how a general strike could be legal, should the TUC decide to go ahead with a day of action.

Len McCluskey shows support for IER at packed fringe meeting

11 September 2012

General Secretary of UNITE Len McCluskey joined IER President Keith Ewing and Chair John Hendy QC at the Old Ship Hotel on Kings Road Brighton on Sunday evening for the IER fringe meeting at TUC Congress 2012.

Attack on trade union freedoms will deepen poverty and inequality, legal experts to warn

07 September 2012

Len McCluskey will join legal experts Professor Keith Ewing and John Hendy QC in a fight against ideological action against trade unions.

IER launches interactive Coalition timeline

06 September 2012

The IER has launched a brand new interactive timeline on the Coalition's ideological attack on workers' rights and trade unions.

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.

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