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IER launches new proposals to end job insecurity and low pay

09 September 2018

Independent think tank the Institute of Employment Rights (IER) will launch a comprehensive package of labour law proposals - Rolling out the Manifesto for Labour Law - on Sunday 09 September at TUC Congress.

The latest employment and trade union law news for August 2018

06 September 2018

Following the August break, we bring you a summary of all the employment law and trade union rights news you may have missed during our News Brief holiday.

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VIDEO: IER Tolpuddle fringe meeting

15 August 2018

Here is the full stream of the joint IER & Campaign for Trade Union Freedom fringe meeting, taken by one of our audience, which took place at Tolpuddle Martyrs festival this year. There were over 500 people packed in to the tent, with standing room only.

Govt failing to tackle sexual harassment at work, MPs say

30 July 2018

The Women and Equalities Committee has lambasted the government, regulators and employers for failing to adequately tackle sexual harassment in the workplace.

Weak public sector pay rises bashed by unions

30 July 2018

An announcement last week that public sector workers will see pay rises below inflation, and that the wage increases may have to come out of existing budgets, has been widely criticised by trade unions.

Govt committee proposes maximum workplace temperature laws

30 July 2018

The Environmental Audit Committee has published a report recommending that the government consider instituting maximum workplace temperature requirements in response to recent heatwaves.

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