Sarah Glenister

Sarah Glenister, IER staff

Sarah Glenister
Sarah Glenister

Sarah Glenister

Sarah Glenister is the Institute of Employment Rights' IT Development and Communications Assistant.

BREXIT: How do we stand in solidarity with both migrant and UK workers at a time of great division?

16 February 2017

By Sarah Glenister, National Development Officer, Institute of Employment Rights

The future is uncertain for migrant workers in the UK as the government prepares to trigger Article 50 next month. Thus far, Theresa May has neglected to provide any assurances to the three million EU workers living in the UK that they will be able to remain in the country and in their jobs. As Jeremy Corbyn told the Guardian this week, the Tories have taken on a "hunger games approach to Brexit". "Families, jobs and homes are all in the balance," he said, accusing the Tories of "playing political games with people's lives".

Where Are The Workers In The Government’s Supposed Review Of Workers’ Rights?

08 December 2016

By Sarah Glenister, National Development Office, Institute of Employment Rights

When taking on the mantle of prime minister this summer, Theresa May attempted to rebrand the Tories as “the party of workers” and two new reviews last week ostensibly serve to back this up with action. But one key stakeholder in her apparent fight for workers’ rights is missing — workers.

Lord Freud celebrates reserve army of desperate unemployed

29 January 2014

By Sarah Glenister, IER staff

In a speech yesterday (28 January 2014) to the National Youth Employment Summit, Lord Freud celebrated the new “flexibility” of workers expected following the introduction of Universal Credit (UC).

Equality & Discrimination: What next for equal rights

23 January 2014

By Janet Newsham

Janet Newsham reports on the lessons learned from yesterday’s (22 January 2014) Equality and Discrimination conference held by the Institute of Employment Rights.

Is Osborne really "converted" to providing higher wages? How the left can stay ahead of Tory spin

17 January 2014

By Sarah Glenister, IER staff

The big news story today (17 January 2014) is the surprising announcement that George Osborne apparently backs raising the National Minimum Wage (NMW) to above-inflation levels.

This website relies on the use of cookies to function correctly. We understand your continued use of the site as agreement to this.