Tribunal fees unlawful, says Supreme Court

26 July 2017

Unison has won a landmark victory in the Supreme Court today (26 July 2017), as the highest judges in the land unanimously ruled that the government's tribunal fee system is unlawful.

Fair Rights at Work Bill to pit Tories against DUP?

21 July 2017

An SNP MP will bring a workers' rights Bill after summer recess which he thinks could instigate a DUP rebellion.

Wales partially repeals Trade Union Act 2016

21 July 2017

Wales has partially repealed the Trade Union Act 2016 as it pertains to workers in devolved public sector services.

IER in Tolpuddle and Durham

17 July 2017

Many thanks to all those who attended our packed fringe meetings on the eve of the Durham Miners' Association Gala (Friday 07 July); and the Tolpuddle Martyrs' Festival (Friday 14 July 2017).

Below are some images from our fringe events, both of which were organised jointly with the Campaign for Trade Union Freedom.

The IER guide to the Taylor Review

13 July 2017

The 116-page Taylor Review was published on Tuesday (11 July 2017) and manages to offer a huge number of recommendations without proposing any significant changes to the law.

What can we expect from the Taylor Review?

10 July 2017

Last year, Theresa May commissioned Matthew Taylor – former adviser to Tony Blair – to conduct an independent review into the "gig" economy and recommend changes to employment law.

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