Employment Rights Publications
By Zoe Adams and Simon Deakin
Published July 2014
According to the authors of this timely report, the current debate over zero hours contracts is generating more heat than light. ZHCs are highly profitable for employers, but lead to insecurity of income and low pay for workers.
By Rebecca Tuck, Betsan Criddle & Stuart Brittenden
Published in September 2013
An update on employment law and highlights of cases this year that reflect the change in the labour law landscape under the Coalition government.
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K D Ewing and John Hendy QC
Published in October 2011
This latest publication from the Institute considers whether a day of action called by the TUC and trade unions, taking place on a weekday and intended to protest at the government's cuts and austerity measures, could be lawful in the UK in the light of recent jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights
All Institute publications that analyse and discuss employment rights are listed below. You can read more information on each issue by clicking on the titles.
edited by K D Ewing, John Hendy and Carolyn Jones
A Manifesto for Labour Law: towards a comprehensive revision of workers’ rights
The world of work has changed and with it the nature and role of the workforce. For the UK’s 31 million workers, many of the changes have had a devastating impact on their working lives and their living standards. Britain’s workers are amongst the most insecure, unhappy and stressed workers in Europe.