Employment Legislation Publications

Labour Law Review 2008

by Jennifer Eady QC, Rebecca Tuck and Betsan Criddle

Published in September 2008

This year’s edition of Labour Law Review is a timely reminder of how far our framework of law has developed in recent years and how far we still need to go before fairness at work can be achieved. As the authors point out, earlier editions of the Review were slim affairs of around 13 pages, reviewing no more than 50 cases. More recently, the number of cases to be reviewed means it is difficult to keep the Review under 40 pages.

Federation News: Europe at a Crossroads

Executive Editors Mark Bell and Carolyn Jones

Published in August 2008

Labour Law Review 2007

by Jennifer Eady QC, Betsan Criddle and Rebecca Tuck

Published in September 2007

As the authors of this year’s Labour Law Review note - the labour law year 2006-07 saw a number of notable case, particularly in the field of equal pay, guidance on the burden of proof in discrimination claims and the first trickle of cases from new heads of discrimination including age and religion and belief.

Federation News: The Right to Strike: A Summary

Executive Editors Keith Ewing and Carolyn Jones

Published in May 2007

The last edition of Federation News contained a series of articles from trade union General Secretaries outlining why they believe the time is right for a Trade Union Rights and Freedoms Bill. This edition takes up the same theme with a selection of essays from legal and academic experts highlighting the historical, legal and political arguments for a Bill.

Providing a service? the new TUPE Regulations 2006

Hard copies of this publication are now sold out. Electronic copies are still available and can be ordered below

by Stephen Cavalier and Richard Arthur

Published in February 2007

It is 25 years since the TUPE Regulations became law in the UK. The original 1981 Regulations implemented the European Acquired Rights Directive, 1977. The idea behind TUPE was to protect the rights of employees if their employer decided to transfer their business to someone else.

Federation News: The need for a Trade Union Freedom Bill

Executive Editors Keith Ewing and Carolyn Jones

Published in October 2006

To celebrate the centenary of the introduction of the Trade Disputes Act 1906, this edition of Federation News is dedicated to the 2006 campaign for a new Trade Union Freedom Bill. Six general secretaries of unions representing nearly 4 million workers, outline why they believe restrictive trade union laws should be replaced by positive trade union freedoms.

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