Sarah Glenister

Public sector privatisation leads to increased exploitation of workers

08 April 2013

By Sarah Glenister, IER staff

Evidence has already emerged to show how workers are being exploited when the public sector is sold-off to private interests with only profit in mind and, shockingly, this is happening to those in front-line occupations policing our streets and caring for our health.

Lies, farce and obfuscation: The government's new approach to consultation

14 March 2013

By Sarah Glenister, IER staff

The government's new approach to consultation, which the Institute of Employment Rights has criticised as an ideologically driven attempt to limit oppositional voices, was debated in the Lords on Monday (March 11th), revealing what appears to be a foundation of deception, trickery and deliberate avoidance of public opinion from the Tory-led Coalition.

No independent review and no call for evidence on government's new two-week consultations

07 March 2013

By Sarah Glenister, IER staff

The government has refused to consult the public on measures that could severely limit oppositional voices.

Public sector workers are being treated with no respect

15 February 2013

By Sarah Glenister, IER Staff

The third in a series of articles examining what the Coalition timeline has taught us so far

The truth about employees' experience of their work

30 January 2013

Many workers are stressed-out, working long hours, and are employed by managers who do not feel responsible for providing a good work-life balance for their staff.

What has the Coalition Timeline taught us so far?

20 December 2012

Earlier this year, the IER launched our interactive resource, the Coalition Timeline, to record government proposals, backbench whispers, u-turns and policies that attack employment rights and trade unions. We are around halfway through the Coalition (let's hope!), so what has the Coalition Timeline taught us so far?

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