Roger Jeary

Roger Jeary

Roger Jeary

Roger Jeary retired from Unite in January 2012 after 33 year’s service as a negotiating officer and Director of Research. Roger worked in Northern Ireland, Manchester and London as an official of the union starting with ASTMS and then MSF and AMICUS before the final merger to Unite. In 2004 he was appointed Director of Research of Amicus and subsequently took on that role for Unite in 2007. Roger is a member of the Institute’s Publications Sub Committee.

Currently Roger is a Trustee Director of FairPensions, an independent member of the ACAS Panel of Arbitrators, sits on the Advisory Panel of the IPA and is a member of the Manufacturing Policy Panel of the Institute of Engineering & Technology (IET).

Migration after Brexit: the challenge to labour standards

By Roger Jeary, IER blogger

Roger Jeary, a delegate at the Institute of Employment Rights’ Migration After Brexit: the Challenge to Labour Standards event, provides a detailed report on the debate, including free downloads of the papers and presentations given by the nine experts on our panel.

IER Employment Law Update: London

10 November 2016

By Roger Jeary

On a cold wet day in London, the Institute welcomed a full house for the 2016 Employment Law Update in the Unite HQ. The chair for the day, Nerys Owen, Labour Research Department, introduced the programme with an overview of the day's speakers and expressed delight that the conference would begin with a presentation from Employment Tribunal (ET) President Judge Brian Doyle, who would outline the latest developments in ET practice and procedure.

EU Developments: has social Europe disintegrated?

By Roger Jeary

As we move ever closer to a UK wide referendum on whether to remain in the EU, the Institute brought together an experienced group of speakers to consider how, if at all, the EU protects workers’ rights and promotes prosperity and jobs. The conference posed the question: Is social Europe growing or withering?

Human Rights at Work: possibilities and problems for Labour Law

Wednesday 1 July 2015

A one-day conference

GMB, 22 Stephenson Way,
Euston, London

The Institute of Employment Rights in association with Morrish Solicitors LLP

Write up:

1 July 2015

By Roger Jeary, IER Blogger

On the hottest day in London this year, the Institute welcomed delegates to the GMB London Office to hear from leading legal and academic experts on the impact of government promises to repeal the Human Rights Act and replace it with a British Bill of Rights. The conference programme also looked at the wider impact of human rights on the world of work and what it might mean for labour law in the UK.

Workplace issues: taking up the issues with the new government

10 June 2015

By Roger Jeary

In its first event since the general election, the Institute examined the consequences for trade unionists and workers’ rights of the election of a conservative government, albeit with a small majority. The conference brought together experts in the field of employment rights, health and safety and whistleblowing as well as psychologists looking at the psychological impact of austerity.

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