Employment Legislation Publications

Labour Law Review 1999

By Jennifer Eady and Jeremy McMullen QC

Published in September 1999

Each year the Institute publishes a short review of the main legal developments of the last 12 months - both statutory laws and court decisions.

This year the Review includes information on the Employment Relations Act and also looks at how the Courts have dealt with cases emanating from the Disability Discrimination Act, the Working Time Regulations, changes in the Transfer of Undertakings Regulations and the Sex Discrimination (Gender Reassignment) Regulations.

A5; 36pp; ISBN 1 873271 71 9;



Fairness at Work and Trade Union Recognition: Past Comparisons and Future Problems

By Lord McCarthy

Published in March 1999

As the Employment Relations Bill passes through its Parliamentary stages, this timely publication from Lord McCarthy looks at the role of the reformulated Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) and offers a number of informed suggestions on how the proposed new rights of recognition might be strengthened.

Identifying six closely related problems, Lord McCarthy offers ways in which past problems can be avoided by providing the CAC with suitable powers, resources and operational guidelines.

A5; 80pp; ISBN 1 873271 67 0;



Labour Law Review 1997

By Jeremy McMullen QC and Jennifer Eady

Published in September 1997

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Working Life – A New Perspective on Labour Law

Edited by Keith Ewing

Published in September 1996

Running to around 350 pages this is the most comprehensive and far reaching report ever produced on this topic. Compiled by over 50 experts in their fields – eminent academics, lawyers and senior trade unionists – this new work provides a framework of reform and alternatives with proposals to extend democracy, opportunity and justice at work.

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A summary – The guide to “Working Life – a new perspective on labour law”

A summary, suitable for trade union schools and activists, of the report described above.

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Deregulation and privatisation – the case of the London Dockers

by Roy Mankelow Published in April 1996

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The Law on Industrial Action Under the Conservatives

By Dr Sonia McKay

Published in February 1996

In the first comprehensive study of its kind the author looks at the impact of Conservative employment laws since 1980 by examining all known cases of legal action taken against the unions during the period. Dr McKay concludes that employers are now more prepared to go to law and more skilled in employing the law in their interests.

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