Briefings

Briefings from the Institute of Employment Rights

The IER produces briefings on number of developments in labour law. Click on the subject you are interested in to read briefings in that area.

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Trade Unions

Picketing and the Trade Union Bill: Written Evidence

02 February 2016

Professor Keith Ewing and John Hendy QC submitted supplementary written evidence to the Joint Committee on Human Rights, following their initial submission on the Bill in November 2015.

Trade Union Bill: Written Evidence to the Joint Committee on Human Rights

02 February 2016

Professor Keith Ewing and John Hendy QC submitted written evidence on the Trade Union Bill to the Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) in November 2015.

The eclipse of the rule of law: Trade union rights and the EU

20 January 2016

In a new briefing from the Institute of Employment Rights, Professor Keith Ewing and John Hendy QC examine how there is a "severe tension at the heart of the neo-liberal project", which leads to international law being eclipsed by corporate interests.

"There is a compelling ideological desire to redesign the function of trade unions (as service rather than regulatory bodies), and a compelling desire to reduce the size of the State (and with it the points of resistance to this ambition).

Briefing: the Government’s proposed Trade Union Bill

13 July 2015

The proposed Trade Unions Bill, as announced in the recent Queen’s speech (27 May), will reportedly be published this Wednesday. Here, IER and CLASS have put together a Briefing Note on what we think the Bill will contain. Further Briefings will follow once we see the actual content of the Bill.

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