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.

Teachers and headteachers consider ‘unprecedented’ joint strike over schools cuts

12 November 2018

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

This week, three education unions will consult their members over taking industrial action in response to last week’s budget.

Brexit, the gig economy and the rise of the machines

12 November 2018

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

Every autumn, for over a decade, employment law experts have gathered for the Institute of Employment Rights’ (IER’s) annual Employment Law Update — a chance to discuss the year’s developments in labour law, as well as consider future opportunities and challenges.

Tories scrap pay cap for all the wrong reasons

10 October 2017

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

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has confirmed that the NHS pay cap is to be scrapped, but asked whether the NHS would receive more funding to cover higher pay, he said: "That is something I can't answer right now."

Corporate Governance reforms offer greater transparency, but no real change

29 August 2017

By Sarah Glenister, National Development Officer, IER

Launching a consultation into Corporate Governance at the end of 2016, the government announced that workers needed a stronger voice to ensure businesses operated with regard to the interests of their workforce, and to tackle excessive corporate pay. But in her foreword, Theresa May reassured employers that her party remains "unequivocally and unashamedly pro-business" and that the motivation for reform was to protect the reputation of the free market at a time of surging wage inequality. It should not surprise us, then, that proposals published today in response to that consultation offer little more than superficial changes that give the appearance of reform without actually affecting it.

Workers need a voice but Taylor can’t provide it

21 March 2017

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

Matthew Taylor has made preliminary proposals as to how employment law could change to prevent exploitation, but in an article originally published by the Scottish Left Review, Sarah Glenister explains how without stronger trade union rights, it will not be possible for workers to stand up to unscrupulous employers.

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