Employment Law

Briefing on the Consequences of Clause 14 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill

16 November 2012

Charlie Woodhouse, Barrister at Old Square Chambers, writes about the consequences of Clause 14 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, which reversing Section 47 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and thus removes employers' strict liability in personal injury claims.

Has Monti resolved Viking and Laval?

16 March 2012

Keith Ewing says there "is nothing of merit" in the first draft Monti 11 Regulation

IER Response to Law Commission's Consultation Paper

November 2010

Read the Institute’s Response to the Law Commission’s Consultation Paper on Criminal Liability in Regulatory Contexts.

Significant Developments in European Case Law

May 2008

This IER Briefing was prepared by Professor Keith Ewing as an IER background Briefing to recent legal and industrial devlopments.

IER Briefing: ASLEF v UK

June 2007

On 27th February 2007 the European Court of Human Rights found in favour of ASLEF in a case that could have profound and positive implications for trade unions.

The DTI has now agreed that UK laws need amending to reflect the decision of the Court and to bring UK legislation in line with international standards. A DTI Consultation Paper was therefore published on 16th May offering suggestions on how the UK’s domestic law should be amended. This is the IER response to that Consultation Document.

IER Briefing: Modernising labour law to meet the challenges of the 21st century

March 2007

IER response to the European Union Commission Green Paper on Modernising labour law to meet the challenges of the 21st century and the UK’s House of Lords Select Committee on the Euorpean Union request for submissions.

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