Our Work

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.

Employment Law
Employment Rights
Equality
Health and Safety
Trade Unions

Project Work on the Trade Union Freedom Bill

John Hendy QC the Chair of the IER worked with others to draft the Trade Union Freedom Bill.

Briefings and publications on the need for this Bill can be found below.

Project Work on Migrant Labour

The IER has worked on a number of projects on migrant labour rights. More information, briefings and details of publications produced can be found below.

IER Project Work on Health and Safety

The IER has worked on a number of health and safety projects over the years. More information, briefings and details of publications produced can be found below.

IER Project Work on Equality

One of the key areas of employment rights focused on by the IER is equality.

In 2003 the Institute gathered together a small Working Group of equality experts to assess the European Framework Directive on Equal Treatment in Employment and Occupatioin 2000 and its likely impact on UK law.

The briefings and publications associated with this project can be found below.

Commissioned Work

The Institute is happy to make its network of experts available to assist individual organisations with particular research projects.

Commissions undertaken in the past are listed in the left hand column. Older commissions include:

  • TGWU: To examine the labour legislation reforms being suggested in Jersey, analyse their likely impact and suggest how best to resist the legislation with reference to international standards.

If you are interested in commissioning a specific piece of work, please contact Carolyn Jones at Head Office to discuss a possible outline, schedule and cost.

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