Carolyn Jones

This latest attack will leave millions of working people priced out of the legal system

31 July 2013

By Carolyn Jones, Director of the IER

On Sunday night I sat down to watch the new Channel 4 drama, The Mill – an historic depiction of real working life in the Northern cotton mills of 1833. It was a shocking insight into our recent history and a timely reminder of why workplace regulations were originally introduced.

CLASS: working for the labour movement

03 October 2012

By Rachel Yates & Carolyn Jones

As the Labour Party determines its policy going into the next general election and conference delegates ponder the meaning of "predistribution" and the likelihood of “responsible capitalism”, there is an overwhelming sense that another world is possible.

Ballot Restrictions to Remain

23 October 2010

Carolyn Jones, IER Director

Despite a sucessful lobby in support of John McDonnell’s Lawful Industrial Action (Minor Errors) Bill, only 89 MPs turned up to support the Bill when it was discussed in Parliament on 22nd October 2010. The Bill aimed to simplify procedures around industrial action ballots and notices.

Ask your MP to join the Commons debate on 22nd October

23 September 2010

Carolyn Jones, IER Director

The “Lawful Industrial Action (Minor Errors) Bill”: was introduced into Parliament by John McDonnell, MP on 30th June 2010 and will have its second reading on 22nd October. The Bill aims to simplify procedures around industrial action ballots and notices.

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